Ranchi, Oct 30 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das Tuesday sought reports from the Superintendent of Police of all the 24 districts in the state on rape incidents in their district.

During his weekly ‘Sidhi Baat’ (Jan Samvad) with the people at the Suchana Bhavan here, Das directed the SPs of all the districts to submit report within a week on rape incidents and police action taken, an official release said here.

The chief minister said he will review the action taken by the police to arrest the accused persons, charge sheet filed against accused persons and their convictions, the release said.

He also expressed concern over a complaint in connection with no action being taken against the culprits who perpetrated a crime on a girl in Giridih district, it said.

He asked the Superintendent of Police of Giridih district to file charge sheets within two months on all such cases. The chief minister also directed the SP to suspend the police officer or the investigation officer if he failed to do so within the time frame, the release added.

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