only help him as the memory of the witnesses is likely to be blurred by the passage of time. …
In the trial of criminal cases a Judge should be a little more active and he can contribute to a great extent in preventing the delay in the administration of justice. On many occasions the Sessions Judges adjourn the cases for long period and the delay is thus caused and many witnesses who would have supported the prosecution case lose interest in the case and often forget the ethical duty cast on them.
In most of the cases, the blame for delay in administration of criminal
justice system is put at the door of congested with petty cases and many
the courts. legislations
Courts are over are being enacted
which result in filing Inclusion of additional
of large forms of
number of cases before the courts. crime, for example, Section 138 cases
the Negotiable Instruments Code, contributed a large
Act or Section 498A number of cases in
in the Indian the criminal
courts. Some of the (Prevention) Act, have
legislations like, Domestic Violence up which contribute some more cases to
the criminal courts. To deal with these additional number of courts, we do not
of cases we do not have additional infrastructure.
In many States sufficient budgetary provisions are not improving the infrastructure of the subordinate courts, additional improvement of existing courts, court complexes.
made for including
We require modernization and computerization of our criminal justice system. In many States courts are functioning from rented places. The