Plea in SC challenges "political" appointment of Prosecutors in Kerala, calls for training of ProsecutorsNovember 4 2019
The Supreme Court has been moved to issue directions for revamping the process of appointing Public Prosecutors (PPs) and Additional Public Prosecutors (APPs) in Kerala. Notably, the plea has registered objection to political interference when it comes to the appointment of these law officers.
"Public Prosecutors/ Additional Public Prosecutors hold their posts at the pleasure of the executive and political influencers that appoint them [and] are susceptible to manipulation and corruption," the petitioners have highlighted.
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