Judiciary is answerable to accused in jail when there is no speedy trial: Bombay High Court

Single-judge Justice Bharati Dangre expressed its displeasure at the slow pace of the proceedings before the NDPS court, stating that it did not follow the High Court's direction to commence trial within six months.
Justice Bharati Dangre and Bombay High Court
Justice Bharati Dangre and Bombay High Court

Judiciary is answerable to accused when fair and speedy trial is denied, the Bombay High Court recently observed after noting the delay by a special court hearing cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act), to start a trial even after passage of more than a year [Abdul Nasir Bhai Miya Shaikh vs Union of India]

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