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Manipur sets up two special courts for cases against MPs, MLAs

Oct 17, 2020 23:10 IST

In compliance with the directive of the High Court of Manipur, the state government has set up two special courts to exclusively conduct trials of criminal cases against former MPs and MLAs. The State's Law and Legislative Affairs Department said the first such court will function at the session court level and will be presided by additional district and session judge. The second court, Special Court will function at the magistrate level with Chief Judicial Magistrate as the presiding officer. The exclusive special courts, which will function from Imphal, will have jurisdiction over the whole of Manipur.

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