All Indians MatterAugust 18, 2023
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‘Overhaul’ of criminal justice system raises more questions than answers

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

The government claims that the replacement of the Indian Penal Code, the Indian Evidence Act and the Criminal Procedure Code with new laws is the transformation the criminal justice system needs. But there is a sense of disquiet with what is being proposed. Experts and activists have issued warnings about several aspects, from provisions in the new bills being vague to the government granting itself more draconian powers to some laws not changing much except for the semantics. Please listen to the latest episode of All Indians Matter.