Stressing that investigation plays key role in ensuring justice to the victim, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that police stations must be modernised as the initial investigation takes place there.
"We have to modernise police stations to ensure effective investigation," the Home Minister said after inaugurating a two-day national conference of investigators in the national capital.
He also asked police forces to treat victims and witnesses "well" as they come seeking justice to them.
"The victim and the witness should be treated well by police," he said, adding that the central government has taken various steps to ensure speedy justice to victims.
Talking about the first investigators' conference, he said that it is a "good chance" to discuss ways and means to improve level of investigation, as it plays a decisive role in delivering Justice.
The minister also reiterated the government's resolve to fight terrorism and finish the menace.
He termed crime a result of "distorted mentality" and said prevention of crime should be given higher priority by the security agencies.