Can accused be kept in judicial custody when trial court is unable to hold trial due to Covid-19? Allahabad High Court

The High Court relied on a report submitted by the lower court which clarified that the trial proceedings were held up due to the COVID-19 situation.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court has recently asked a trial court and the Law Department of the State of Uttar Pradesh to apprise it as to whether or not the liberty of an accused can be curtailed, if the trial court is unable to proceed with the trial.

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