Srikakulam: Collector N. Srikanth on Monday urged all the concerned to deal with cases of atrocities on SCs and STs promptly and sympathetically and see that compensation was paid to such victims speedily.

Addressing the Vigilance and Monitoring Committee meet on SC and ST Atrocities here, Mr. Srikaknth, who was also the chairman of the committee, wanted expeditious disposal of all cases.

Dharmana Krishna Das, MLA, wanted the use of provisions of the Act judiciously. “The provisions should not become a weapon,” Mr. Das said.

District Revenue Officer B.Yadagiri and others participated.