- 15 Nov 2021
- 1 min read
Why Indian justice system needs prosecutors to work with police during probe
A prosecutor is forced to proceed even if they believe the evidence collected by the police isn't sufficient. This hampers their ability to take the case to its logical end
This opinion was published in The Print on November 15, 2021.
About the Authors
Jigar is a Research Fellow with Vidhi's JALDI (Justice, Access and Lowering Delays in India) initiative. At JALDI, Jigar is working on judicial reforms and integration of technology in the justice delivery system. He graduated with BLS; LLB from Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai in 2017 and has since worked with law firms such as Link Legal India Law Services and Wadia Ghandy & Co., primarily dealing with commercial dispute resolution. Most recently, he worked in the chambers of Senior Advocate Ranjit Thorat, and was a junior counsel on the Appellate Side of the Bombay High Court dealing with matters related to rent control, land laws, arbitration, first and second appeals. His areas of interest include criminal justice and constitutional law. In his free time, Jigar likes to read history, play cricket and review the latest TV shows.
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