Delhi HC directs Tihar jail to give meditational therapy, involvement in sports, arts to homicide convict

Tihar jail

In another major attempt to change the landscape of punishment under criminal justice system, the Delhi High Court has issued a slew of directions to the Tihar Jail Superintendent in treating a homicide convict.

The directions were issued by a Bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra in a case involving killing of a man.

By way of background, the Court was hearing an appeal filed by one Naval Kishore, who was convicted . . .

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