No aid to rape cases in Himachal registered before May 2011

No aid to rape cases in Himachal registered before May 2011

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Thursday decided to amend the “Financial assistance and support services to victim of rape: A scheme for restorative justice”. It was decided that now assistance would be available in those cases where the FIR is registered on or after the date on which state and district level criminal relief and rehabilitation boards were constituted or notified (on May 21, 2011).

Under the scheme it was decided to provide maximum financial assistance of Rs 75,000 to rape victims besides to provide support services like shelter, counselling, medical aid, legal assistance, education and vocational training, depending upon the needs of the victims.More on cabinate decisions

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