ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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POTO: Taking the Lawless Road

Criticised for its blatant violations of rights, TADA did little to combat the menace of terrorism. Under POTO a crime is defined first and foremost on intent and the actions designated as crimes are all encompassing. Since the intent is to be judged and the prosecution launched by a corrupt and malleable law-enforcement machinery, use and misuse of the law will coalesce.

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