Yogi Adityanath initiated “Operation Conviction” with the aim of ensuring the conviction of 20 instances of rape, murder, conversion, cow slaughter, etc., in each district within 30 days from filing the charges.
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To fight crime and organized crime in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police has lately launched a comprehensive program called “Operation Conviction.” Specifically in instances involving severe crimes like rape, murder, cow slaughter, religious conversion, and those registered under the POCSO Act, this strategic approach seeks to hasten the conviction process.
Crackdown on Mafias and Zero-Tolerance Policy
Using this strategy as a foundation, the government has started “Operation Conviction” with the goal of selecting and prioritising 20 cases in each area. The administration’s unshakable dedication to upholding law and order and combating organized crime is evident in this concentrated effort.
Coordination with District Judges and Forensic Science Laboratory
District police chiefs will work closely with district judges in their respective jurisdictions to enable speedy trials. They’ll ask for daily trials in the cases they’ve identified, making sure the court cases move forward quickly. The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) will also work in tandem with police commissioners and district police chiefs to hasten the acquisition of laboratory results that are essential to the inquiry.
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Establishment of Monitoring Cell
Each police commissioner’s office and district police chief’s office will establish a monitoring cell to track the daily progress of the cases mentioned in “Operation Conviction.” Gazetted officials will manage these cells, ensuring the timely trial of these cases. This central monitoring system will enhance accountability and enable prompt action, if necessary.
Development of a Web Portal for Case Review
Senior police officers at the Directorate General of Police (DGP) office in the state capital will be able to constantly follow the development of these cases thanks to this portal. The extensive data and real-time updates provided by the site will make it possible to spot any bottlenecks and take swift corrective action to keep the conviction process moving forward.
Important takeaways for competitive exams
- POCSO(Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) Act was enacted in 2012.
- POCSO Act is mentioned in Article 21 of the Constitution of India.
- Vijay Kumar is the Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh