Training programme on role of prosecution in criminal justice system held

Shillong, Sept 21: A One day training programme on the “Role of Prosecution in Criminal Justice System” organized by the Meghalaya State Judicial Academy (MSJA) was on Saturday at the Conference hall, High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong.

The programme was attended by the Judicial Officers, Public Prosecutors, Assistant Public Prosecutor and Doctors from across the State.

Director MSJA , M. B. Challam in her welcome address, highlighted the role and responsibilities of the public prosecutors. Besides protecting the interest of the victim, Challam reminds the participants about the aim of the public prosecutors is to protect the interest of the government.

The topics for the day long programme are Pre-trial stage, arrest, remand, bail, filing of charge sheet and presenting of prosecution case, Post trial stage – appreciation of evidence and Medical Jurisprudence. The resource persons for the programme include Additional SP, Ri Bhoi District, K. Prasad, Advocate,  Yorika Shylla,  MD, Forensic Medicine, Junior Specialist, Office of DMHO, East Khasi Hills  Dr. M. Sangma,  and Advocate C. Rymbai, .