HC calls for imparting training to newly recruited prosecutors

Updated: Sep 19 2023 6:24PM

New Delhi, Sep 19 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has directed the city government to impart training to the newly appointed public prosecutors in coordination with the Delhi Judicial Academy as prosecutors are an integral part of criminal court system.

The high court said it is imperative that the appointees are adequately equipped to shoulder the weighty responsibilities which the post of prosecutors carries.

Amicus curiae Rajeev K Virmani, who has been appointed friend of court to assist it in the matter, told a bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula that no training programme has been conducted for the newly appointed public prosecutors.