"Mockery of justice": Supreme Court rebukes NIA for 4-year delay in trial, grants bail

A Division Bench of Justices JB Pardiwala and Ujjal Bhuyan emphasized that regardless of the seriousness of a crime, an accused has a right to speedy trial under article 21 of the Indian Constitution.
National Investigation Agency
National Investigation Agency

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rebuked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in strong words for the delaying the trial in a counterfeit currency case resulting in the accused languishing in jail for four years without trial.

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