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5 months ago
(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 ..
Source: The Economic Times, read more here:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articlesh…/50490694.cms…