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Mehmood Pracha & The Police Assault On The Zone of Privacy – By Talha Abdul Rahman

…The law guarantees a person protection against self-incrimination, and it follows that his lawyer is also not permitted to incriminate that person by disclosing communication or correspondence with a client to any third party, including the court….

Pracha is amongst several lawyers representing several victims of the February 2020 Delhi riots, in which 53 people died. Pracha continues to defend the victims, who allege, inter alia, criminal use of force by the police or under their watch.

Many young lawyers who sought to assist protestors against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 2019, in February 2020 were themselves detained and allegedly assaulted by the Delhi police. They later demanded action against the police….