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Do you know that when the police arrest you, they have to produce you before the nearest magistrate within 24 hours? Do you know that you have the right to consult a lawyer of your choice, and that it is a constitutional right?
However, still in our country, why are so many people are languishing in custody without trial? Why are so many people forced to spend a long time in jail and custody?
In this episode of ‘Hamari Samvidhan’, advocate Avani Bansal discusses the above issues which are enshrined in Article 22 of the Indian constitution.
Despite what is seemingly a simple provision of the constitution, Article 22 is yet controversial.