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NHRC unhappy with crimes against woman

The National Human Rights Commission has expressed grave concern over the cases of crime against women in Assam. Wrapping up its camp in Guwahati on Tuesday, NHRC chairman Justice (retd) K G Balakrishnan said that though the overall scenario regarding human rights in Assam but there were some areas that needs to be taklen care of. Most cases against women are related to physical and mental harassment, rape, abduction, domestic violence, marital discordant other forms of violence. The camp disposed of 50 cases and passed directives to the concerned authorities to pay Rs 35 lakh as monetary relief to the victims of their next of kins.

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