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SC petitioned for release of detainees imprisoned for more than 3 months

Banglar Manabadhikar Suraksha Manch (Masum) Versus State of W.B & Anr.                               

A petition was filed in the Supreme Court against the order of Calcutta High Court where the petition was dismissed for the release of persons who have been detailed for more than a period of 3 months. The petition said that 6971 under trials are in detention for period upto three months and that no person should be made to suffer imprisonment in connection with proceedings arising out of and/or invoking the provisions of Section of 107 and/or Section 109 and/or Section 110 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 in absence of any substantive charges against them, among other things. Notice has been issued by the Supreme Court on the Leave Petition.

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