Accused persons also have right to speedy trial: Allahabad High Court

Speedy trial is an integral part of the fundamental right to life and liberty enshrined in Article 21 of the Constitution, the Court said.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

Speedy trial is a right not only of complainant but also of the accused persons, the Allahabad High Court recently observed while quashing a 24-year-old criminal case against certain individuals [Dr. Meraj Ali & Anr v State of UP].

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