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World Human Rights day observed at DC’s office

Published On : 11 Dec 2016   |  Reported By : Canaranews Network


Mangaluru: Addressing a gathering at the Human Rights Day organised at the DK DC’s office on Saturday, Secretary to the commission Madhu Sharma said, "The commission will be launching facility towards online registration of complaints, with computerisation of the office underway."

The officer, who described it as a big change in the making, said the new facility will be in addition to the existing system where complaints are being received offline, with an average of 30 to 40 complaints received everyday. Pointing at the Police department, the officer said, 50% of cases received at the commission are still against the police, making accusations of illegal detention, ill treatment and also arrest. However not all are genuine cases.

Additional SP of Dakshina Kannada Dr C B Vedamurthy who elaborated on reforms in the set up, especially after the declaration of human rights day, said, "Scientific methods of investigation has taken precedence over third degree method in probing the cases. A chapter on human rights is already included in the training module at police training schools."







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