Mr Satyarthi demanded that a National Children's Tribunal for victim/survivor centric justice delivery based on the principles of reparation and natural justice on the lines of National Green Tribunal (NGT).He also demanded exclusive courts for fast track and time-bound trial in such cases. Besides, setting up a National Grid for tracking pendency and performance of courts for trial of cases of crime against children.
Expressing his anger over the Kathua rape case, Mr Satyarthi said, "the body of the 8-year-old girl shouldn't be a battlefield of 'politics'. In this time of eroding moral conscience, we all have to wage a war against such incident. The fearlessness about law in the minds of perpetrators needs a strong social movement."
On being asked about death penalty to rapists, he said, "first, let timely justice be delivered in pending cases. I will comment on the matter after a 'draft' comes in this regard.(UNI)