and avoid excessively long delays in trial of criminal cases that could
result in grave miscarriage of justice.
It is in the interest of
quickly as possible. But, unfortunately, there are cases pending in various courts…. Various factors
a large number of contribute to large
pendency of criminal criminal cases should
cases in the subordinate courts. Speedy be recognized as an urgent need of the
trial of present
judicial system in order to decide the fate help enhance the faith of general public in In order to have a strong socio-economic each and every state of trial of an accused
of lakhs of litigants. It will the present judicial system. system, it is important that should move at reasonably
ensures of plea
that a society is free of bargaining incorporated
such in the
Criminal Procedure Code prisoners and the court and should make them aware of incorporated in our statute.
shall be available to the under-trial the prosecuting agency and the lawyers the benefits of the benevolent provision
The challenges before the criminal justice system are to balance the rights of the accused while dispensing speedy and effective justice. The criminal justice system machinery must also meet the challenge of effectively dealing with the emerging forms of crime and behaviour of the criminals.
On many occasions, delay in the process of trial is caused by the accused themselves. The accused know that any delay in trial would