[Death penalty cases] Supreme Court asks Madhya Pradesh to re-consider conviction incentivizing policy for public prosecutors

The Bench led by Justices UU Lalit opined that such policies would undermine the independence of the prosecutors, their discretion, fair trial and judicial independence.
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The Supreme Court on Thursday suggested the State of Madhya Pradesh (MP) to re-consider its policy under which public prosecutors are given increment based on the number of sentences awarded in matters argued by them.

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