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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 ..


(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…

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