41 years of detention without trial; Calcutta High Court grants compensation of 5 Lakh

A Bench of Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj was hearing a suo motu case of a Nepali man, Dipak Joshi, who was arrested on May 12, 1980.
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A Nepali man who was detained in prison for 41 years despite being found mentally unfit to stand trial back in 1982 in a pending murder case, was granted ₹5 lakh compensation by the Calcutta High Court [In re: UTP Dipak Joshi, lodged in Dum Dum Central Correctional Home].

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