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"We are told that police at times does not enforce law due to pressure from legislators", Supreme Court on cases against MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court made the observation while hearing a 2016 petition filed by Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against MPs and MLAs.

The Supreme Court today observed that a large number of cases are pending against Members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies (MPs and MLAs) as police officers often do not enforce laws due to pressure from the legislators.

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