New trend of implicating advocates as accused along with clients should be deprecated: Madras High Court

Justice K Murali Shankar emphasised that advocates have to be fearless and independent in the protection of rights of litigants, and it was their duty to press their clients’ cases strenuously.
 Justice K Murali Shankar
Justice K Murali Shankar

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has deprecated and condemned the practice of implicating the advocates as accused along with their clients for offences alleged to have been committed by clients [P Velumani v State].

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