ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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A Different Route to Justice: The Lalit Mehta Murder Case

By refusing to investigate and prosecute the alleged killers of Lalit Mehta, the agencies of Jharkhand state had abdicated their duties in delivering justice. The Maoists lived up to their promise of taking on the alleged murderers and administered justice of a different kind by killing some of them. The incidents following Mehta's death show up the inadequacy and failure of the Indian state as an agency that guarantees justice.

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