Orientation programme held for CJMs, JMs
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Aug 7: Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy today organized an orientation Programme on “Adjudication of Economic Offences” for Chief Judicial Magistrates and Judicial Magistrates of Jammu province here at High Court Complex, Jammu.
Professor Kulwant Singh, Law Department, University of Jammu, first Additional District & Session Judge, Jammu, K S Parihar, and Additional Superintendent of Police, Crime Branch, Jammu Ranjeet Singh Sambyal, were the Resource Persons.
Objective of the programme was to make the participants aware about the concept, nature and genesis of economic offences.
Professor Kulwant Singh made a presentation on the concept and overview on the economic offences, while Ranjeet Singh Sambyal spoke on the nature of economic offences prevalent in the State of Jammu & Kashmir and K.S. Parihar specifically dealt with aspect of cases arising out of dishonour of cheques.
ASP Sambyal apprised the participants that State was also fast picking up in cases pertaining to economic offences. A large number of cases relating to non-banking financial companies, chit-fund companies, fraudulent Banking transactions, lottery scams, credit/debit card frauds, on-line banking transactions, narcotics trade and Hawala transactions have been reported in the State in recent times.
Cyber crimes are also contributing to the rise in economic offences in a major way. It was told that in order to curb the economic offences a special cell has been constituted in Crime Branch of J&K Police which is focusing only on investigation and prevention of economic offences.
. Suresh Sharma, Director, State Judicial Academy in his concluding remarks stressed upon the Chief Judicial Magistrates and Judicial Magistrates to evolve strategies for quick disposal of cases involving socio-economic offences so as to give right message to the society that guilty of these offences can be made accountable in the courts of law. By adopting best practices in adjudication of economic offences trust in the court processes can be restored.
Sharma also highlighted that acting Chief Justice has desired the Judicial Officers to evolve benchmarks and standards of quality and ensure timeliness in justice dispensation so as to fulfill the Constitutional vision of Justice. Hon’ble Acting Chief Justice also has desired the State Judicial Academy to work earnestly to ensure evolving of strategies for quality and timely justice in the State of Jammu & Kashmir.
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