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Odisha forms special courts to deal with Honour Killing cases

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has specified two courts in the state to be special courts for trail of criminal cases pertaining to Honour Killing and violence to couples.

As per an official notification of the Home Department, courts of Second Additional District & Sessions Judge, Berhampur and SDJM, Nabarangpur have been specified as special courts to deal with cases of Honour Killing and violence to couples, respectively, arising out of their respective jurisdiction.

Earlier in August, the government had announced that trial of honour killing cases will be undertaken by a designated or a fast track court on a day to day basis and concluded within six months from the date of taking cognisance of the offence.

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