"Shocking, disturbing": Former CJI UU Lalit on routine and mechanical use of Section 144 CrPC in Delhi

The former CJI said that the use of the provision in a cavalier manner, otherwise meant for emergency situations, was not fit for a democracy governed by the rule of law and was disturbing.
CJI UU Lalit
CJI UU Lalit

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) UU Lalit on Sunday expressed his shock and reservations about the mechanical issuance of prohibitory orders under Section 144 Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in Delhi.

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