SC asks Centre to convene meet on undertrial prisoners languishing in jails

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to convene a meeting of Home

Escaped undertrial prisoners arrested in Assam

A team of capital police under crime branch in-charge SI Krishnendu Deb nabbed one of the escaped under-trial prisoners from Banderdewa area.

‘Hear prisoners before passing any order on them’

A sessions court has cautioned magisterial courts to ensure that undertrial prisoners are heard before judicial orders involving them are passed.

Under trial prisoners on hunger-strike

Undertrial prisoners at the Alipore
Central Correctional Home went on a hunger-strike
claiming that they have been languishing behind bars for years
due to delay in redressal of their cases.