Appears to be a systemic failure: Allahabad High Court grants bail to man languishing in jail for want of legal aid

"Constitutional promise of securing justice has been denied to him," the Court said of the accused who spent 11 years languishing in jail.
 Justice Ajay Bhanot
Justice Ajay Bhanot

The Allahabad High Court recently granted bail to a murder accused who was languishing in jail for eleven years for want of resources to engage a counsel and lack of access to legal aid [Rajnish v State].

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