Delhi High Court acquits convict who did not get legal representation before trial court

The Court said that in criminal cases, lawyers are an absolute necessity and not a luxury and that is the reason vast sums of money are disbursed to establish legal aid centres and State Legal Services Authorities.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently acquitted a man convicted for preparation of dacoity noting that he was not provided legal aid, a right guaranteed to him under the Constitution of India [Sunil v State].

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