NDPS case: Delhi High Court grants bail to man who spent 9 years in jail as undertrial

The Court held that deprivation of personal liberty without the assurance of speedy trial is unconstitutional and in cases like these, the process becomes the punishment.

A man charged under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) was granted bail by the Delhi High Court after he had spent over nine years languishing in jail as an undertrial [Atul Aggarwal v Directorate of Revenue Intelligence].

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