Why Bihar has most fast-track courts in India

How quickly can a fast-track court deliver a verdict in India?

Six days, in the case of a court in the northern state of Bihar.

On 2 February, a judge in Katihar district imposed the death sentence on a 25-year-old man accused of raping his three-and-a-half-year-old niece. Judge Bateshwar Nath Pandey also imposed a fine of 25,000 rupees ($468; £297) on the accused Sanjay Rishi.

The crime was committed on 24 January and the trial began on 28 January.

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Filed in: Bihar News, In The News

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