Court Directs IAS Officer To Appear In Person, Victim Changes Counsel For Speedy Delivery Of Justice
Srinagar, Apr 25: A Srinagar Victim girl has changed her counsel with hope to get speedy justice and to prove that an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer is the biological father of her female baby.
As per the victim, IAS officer married her and during wedlock a daughter was born. Later, she and her child were abandoned.
After hearing the counsel for victim Advocate Mir Naveed Gul, the Court of Second Additional Munsiff, Srinagar, issued fresh directions to defendant Sundhanshu Pandey to appear in person for recording of the statement.
The court directed the Pandey to appear in person before it and file in writing whether he consents if court contemplates to pass an order for his DNA test to check whether the girl born from the victim is his biological child or not.
“Yes, the court has issued these directions afresh. Sandhanshu Pandey has served at various posts in J&K including Divisional Commissioner Jammu,” Advocate Mir told ANN News.
He added that he was approached by the victim “as in the opinion of her the proceedings were delayed and she wants speedy delivery of justice.”