People now hail police encounters and kangaroo courts due to declining quality of Police investigations: Madras HC voices concern
Justice B Pugalendhi, Madurai Bench of Madras High Court

People now hail police encounters and kangaroo courts due to declining quality of Police investigations: Madras HC voices concern

While acquitting a man in a case stated to have been handled shabbily by the police, the Court said, "it appears that the quality of investigation is perfunctory not only in this case but in almost 50 % of the cases."

The shabby and perfunctory investigation in a murder case that ultimately saw the Madras High Court acquitting the accused on Tuesday has brought to the fore concerns regarding the quality of police investigations (Balamurugan v. State).

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