Indian prisons in a dire state: 7 in 10 undertrials, 1 in 3 Dalit or tribal

Anil* (26) and Suresh* (36), both from scheduled caste (SC) or dalit communities, have been under trial for a case of attempt to murder in western Maharashtra since November 2016. The case has cost them lakhs of rupees, and the nearly five months they spent in jail …

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