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Judges ignoring SC directives, law

Judges in lower courts do not follow the applicable laws as well as Supreme Court directives while issuing orders regarding remand prayer, as the High Court has observed. The report said that the magistrates weren't functioning as they should and it was contrary to justice in the criminal system and fair investigations. Remanding suspects in cases where they are not required wastes court funds and also time. the report stated, noting that courts must be more cautious. The court made these remarks in a letter to magistrates who placed the model Mariam Akhter Mou in Remand for nine days during three stages in an narcotics matter. "Taking into consideration the seriousness and the seriousness of the crime We do not believe that there was a reason to remand the accused in three stages over 9 weeks. The magistrates aren't operating as they usually areas they normally do. They're not following the guidelines or directions of our supreme court or the law that go