Procedural norms thrown to the wind: Delhi Court acquits murder accused, calls for disciplinary action against erring police

Principal District and Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma held that the police found a convenient way to solve a blind murder case by guiding, tutoring and coaxing witnesses.
Patiala House court
Patiala House court

A Delhi court recently acquitted a murder accused while noting that all procedural norms were “thrown to the wind” by the police officials during investigation [State v. Vishnu Bahadur].

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