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Addl sessions judges to try wildlife offences in 10 dists

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Gauhati High has designated senior-most additional sessions judges in ten districts of to preside on fast track courts for disposal of cases under Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

The HC has designated sessions judges for the courts where there are no additional sessions judge for expeditious disposal of cases under the Act and other cases of forest offences of the Act which are triable by the of Sessions, an official release said today.

The ten districts are Golaghat, Jorhat, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Nagaon, Sonitpur, Barpeta, Cachar, Darrang and Udalguri and the order will come into force with immediate effect, the release said.

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 16:32 IST