Friday, January 8, 2016
(In)Justice for Tribals in #Bastar: The study, which sourced the data from a series of RTI applications, concentrated on undertrials lodged in three jails in Bastar division - Jagdalpur central jail, Dantewada district jail and Kanker district jail. The occupancy rate of jails ranges between 260% (in Kanker) and 623% (in Jagdalpur). This is against an all-India average of 118%. The data of the jails shows that over 90% are undertrials incarcerated for even five years during the trial period. A majority of the undertrials ..
Posted by Palash Biswas at 3:18 AM