Overload

Bar & Bench September 8 2009
Overload

The staggering volume of cases pending in various courts across the country often make one wonder as to whether there is, indeed, a solution in sight to this problem that is acquiring gargantuan proportions.

In the course of one of my visits to the Patiala House Courts in Delhi, I was outraged to find that an accused person who was charged with an offence that carried a maximum sentence of ten years, spent that many years in prison as a UTP before being released and a few . . .

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