Feb 19, 2017

Child abuse files piled up with AG! Featured

The victims are in difficulties due to the piling up of files pertaining to child abuse and women rape cases sent to the Attorney General’s Department to prepare indictment papers, ‘Ravaya’ reports.

Inefficiency of the AG’s department is blamed for this situation.

Legal experts warn that cases relating to matters of such a sensitive nature could lead to social issues.

Department official Kapila Vaidyaratne said around 500 files had been completed by around 100 officials in the past six months.

According to him, they are receiving an increasing number of files by the day.