Direct jail authorities to give data on undertrials in prison due to non-fulfilment of bail conditions: Supreme Court to States

The top court was hearing a suo motu PIL that it had initiated to devise a policy strategy for granting bail in cases where appeals of trial court convictions have been long pending.
prisoners in jail
prisoners in jail

The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday ordered all the States to issue directions to jail authorities to provide data on undertrials languishing behind bars due to non-fulfilment of bail conditions [In Re: Policy Strategy for Grant of Bail].

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