Lawyers Congress, an advocates` body in Pakistan, has agreed to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistani jails, National Panthers Party supremo Bhim Singh said on Thursday.
Allahabad High Court underscored need to ensure that right to free legal service was made available to prisoners at "all stages" and to proactively inform prisoner about entitlement to free legal aid.
An accused is entitled to free legal aid during adjudication of his appeals by higher courts, the Supreme Court has said.
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