Accused cannot go unrepresented in Court, Supreme Court reiterates [Read Order]

Accused cannot go unrepresented in Court, Supreme Court reiterates [Read Order]
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court was recently constrained to reiterate that legal counsel has to be appointed by the Court to represent an accused, where such accused is unrepresented. An order emphasising this obligation was passed last week in the matter of Shaik Mukthar v State of Andhra Pradesh now State of Telangana.

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