Female magistrates to record testimonies of rape victims: SC

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

High CourtFemale magistrates will record testimonies of female victims of rape and sexual harassment from now on, says the Supreme Court in a circular.

"This is for the sake of fair investigation and trial," the top court said in the circular issued on Monday.

Chief judicial magistrates or chief metropolitan magistrates have been asked to implement the order.

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