Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Theft, drug abuse cases to be given priority: Criminal Court

The Criminal Court has said that it will place special importance on concluding theft, robbery, and drug abuse cases and they will be dealt with much more promptly that usual. Ghazee Abdulla Areef said that an average of 21 cases of these crimes would be dealt with every day to hasten the process. “The number of cases dealt with daily is low because of shorter working hours in Ramazan," said the Ghazee. “So we shall place priority on the cases of those who are under arrest. Those under police custody are those implicated in theft, robbery, and drug abuse." The Ghazee said that the conclusion of the cases was now proceeding at a satisfactory rate. .

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