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Why does it take so long to try criminals in India?

Om Sharma
Updated on 04-May-2022 10:42:35
To begin with, it's a straightforward question of lack of infrastructure and staffing that has resulted in a backlog of over 28 million pending cases in lower courts. Over one-fifth of these pending cases have been stuck in the lower or district courts for more than 5 years.Shortage of JudgesIn the high courts, there are almost 500 posts of judges that are lying vacant while in the lower courts, the number is ten times higher. This has come to mean that there is just one judge in India for nearly every 74, 000 people. According to an estimate calculated by ... Read More