Crimes against children are on a rise. National Crime Records Bureau data reveals some really disturbing facts. Project Legal Renaissance brings to you some such facts. Have a look! Advertisements
The constitution of India by virtue of the “Directive Principles of State Policy” and “Article 21” ensures that all prisoners get access to free legal aid.
The rampant problem of sexual abuse against prisoners in jails is on the rise. Unfortunately, most of these instances go unreported.
– U.S. Department of Justice
Sex crimes against children in India have been on the rise. On an unfortunate note, most of these crimes go unreported.
-National Crime Records Bureau
Publication and Transmission of obscene material has been on the rise. The same has been criminalised under the Indian Penal Code (S.354C) and provisions of the IT act.
Police custody is generally given when the magistrate is satisfied that the same is necessary in furtherance of the investigation. Thereafter, accused is sent into judicial custody. In judicial custody, the individual in question is held up in the jail that is in turn run by the state prison authority. Under judicial custody, investigating officer does not have an access to the accused. This approach is adopted to ensure that accused is not tortured.