New Delhi: The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, said that the government is planning to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrCP) so that it can be more conducive for the nation.
His remarks gains significance when India is reeling under the shock of gruesome rape and murder cases of veterinary doctor and a rape survivor at Unnao.
Amit Shah made the statement during the 54th conference of the Directors General of Police and Inspector General of Police which was held in Pune. An official statement read, “The Home Minister underscored the government’s resolve to initiate changes in the IPC and CrPC to make them more conducive to today’s democratic set up.”
The government has already set up a committee to suggest the necessary amendments in the IPC and CrPC to deal with mob lynching. The Home Minister has also written to all the Chief Ministers and governors to give recommendations in the penal code and the CrCP.
The Union Minister also announced the government’s plan to set up All India Police University and the All India Forensic Science University.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NSA Ajit Doval had also attended the three day conference which concluded today.