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pressure upon the administration to apprehend and punish Sushil Sharma. But counter-pressures from his political patrons which enabled him to obtain anticipatory bail in Madras are continuing. It is yet to be seen how the Delhi court's respond to these pressures. There is nothing wrong in the Delhi metropolitan magistrate acceding to the request by Sharrna's lawyer that his client be medically examined and allowing the lawyer to be present during Sharma's interrogation. But one wishes judges showed the same good sense when they try cases involving ordinary citizens from obscure and impoverished backgrounds who do not have the advantage of political patronage and press publicity.

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