Person does not lose fundamental rights on conviction or preventive detention: Madras High Court grants ₹5 lakh compensation to two women

The two women were placed under preventive detention for bootlegging, and continued to be detained even as an advisory board found no sufficient cause for their detention.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court recently directed the Tamil Nadu government to pay ₹5 lakh each to two women who were branded as bootleggers by local authorities, and kept in preventive detention illegally for four months. [Manokaran v. State and ors]

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