This Patna High Court judgment highlights that illegal detention of accused is a violation of Article 21 of Constitution of India.
Md. Barik vs The State Of Bihar Through Chief Secretary, Bihar on 2 June, 2016
Thus, the detention of the petitioner being per se illegal and without jurisdiction. It would be violated of its constitutional rights under Article 21 of the Constitution.
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This judgment is based on the landmark judgment of Patna High Court passed in 2011 which is available here.
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