"No one is born a criminal", Madras HC constitutes Committee to suggest Criminal Justice reforms

Meera Emmanuel April 25 2019
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The Madras High Court has directed the constitution of a Committee to recommend measures for reforming the criminal justice system. Justice N Anand Venkatesh passed an order to this effect on Wednesday, after evaluating district-wise data concerning criminal cases, convictions and acquittals submitted on the Court's direction.

Inter alia, the Court took critical note of certain patterns followed by the State police in handling criminal cases. This included the

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