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Delhi gang-rape panel submits report

Posted on Feb 22, 09:43PM | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 22 : The Justice Usha Mehra commission set up to enquire into the various aspects of the Dec 16 gang-rape here submitted its report to Law Minister Ashwini Kumar Friday.

"Government will give serious consideration to the report," Ashwini Kumar said, while accepting the report.

The commission, headed by the former Delhi High Court judge, was set up Dec 26 to enquire into various aspects of the shocking incident of the rape, identify the lapses, if any, on the part of the police or any other authority. It was given three months for submitting its report.

It also had a mandate of fixing responsibility for the lapses or negligence on the part of the police or any other authority or person.