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Ruchika case not handled properly, says Chidambaram

December 31, 2009 17:09 IST

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said he was unhappy on the way charges were framed and the trial was conducted in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case and promised to look into what the government can do in the matter.

"As home minister, I cannot pronounce any judgement. I am very unhappy with the way the charges were framed and the way the trial was conducted and the way the accused has been punished. I am unhappy," he told a press conference a day after the family of the girl met him along with their lawyer.

He said the family told him that they have filed two complaints relating to the harassment of her brother Ashu and botching up of the post-mortem report.

"Now, they are planning to file another FIR on charge of abetment to suicide," he said adding that he has told the family that he would look into what the government could do.

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