Murder Suspect Permitted by Court to Appear in NLU-Delhi Entrance Exam

 Shivani Thakur

Published on: June 24, 2022 at 15:47 IST

A murder suspect has been given permission by the Delhi Court to participate in the National Law University of Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test, 2022, scheduled for June 26.

After noting that a similar request made by him in the year 2020 was granted by the relevant Court, Court subsequently approved the application submitted by one Shashank Jadon seeking permission to sit for the aforementioned admission exam.

“Therefore, the concerned Supdt. Jail at Dasana Jail is directed to make necessary arrangements to ensure the appearance of accused in the aforesaid examination at the aforesaid centre at appropriate time as detailed in this order and in copy of admit card. Annexed with the application and thereafter to take him back to the concerned,” the Court observed.

The Court further stated that the jail warden must permit the accused to take any relevant papers or items as specified in the “Instructions to candidates” section of the admit card.

It is observed that as per law right to get education is a fundamental right and judicial record shows that similar request made by the accused in the year 2020 was allowed by the concerned court vide order dated 19.09.2020, therefore, it seems that it is in the interest of justice, if permission is granted to the accused to appear in All India Law Entrance Test to be held on 26.06.2022 in between 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at Lloyd Law College,” the Court ordered.

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