Author: Dr. Ashutosh
This book by Dr. Ashutosh, a prominent practicing lawyer at Delhi High Court contains an exhaustive and clear analysis of the conceptual problems relating to the Rights of Accused under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Indian Evidence Act, special powers of High Court or Court of Session regarding bail, Rights of accused in jail, constitutional guarantee of the Rights of the Accused and Protection of Human Rights. It contains Eight chapters dealing in detail the Rights of Accused, while in jail or facing trial or apprehending arrest. It also contains a specific chapter regarding protection of women against certain crimes i.e. dowry death, presumption as to abetment of suicide by a married woman and punishment for rape. This book also deals with the protection against cruel or inhuman treatment during investigation to obtain confession to the prejudice of the accused.
It provides numerous judgments of the Supreme Court and High Courts concerning the Rights of the Accused.
It is written in simple and lucid language containing all the relevant provisions concerning the Rights of the Accused. This book will be useful for the Bench and the members of the Bar and to everyone interested to know the Rights of the Accused in criminal matters.