Extension of Judicial custody due to delay by Forensic Science Lab in furnishing reports is violative of Article 21: Karnataka High Court

A single-judge Bench of Justice Suraj Govindaraj said that an accused person has a right to an expeditious trial, more so when he/she is in judicial custody.
Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court Bar and Bench

Extension of judicial custody merely on the ground that Forensic Science Laboratories (FSL) failed to furnish its report on time, is violative of Article 21, the Karnataka High Court recently ruled.

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