Cuttack: The Orissa High Court (HC) today directed all the District and Sessions Judges to hold camp courts in jails for hearing bail pleas of accused in custody.
Only bail pleas will be heard in the camp courts. Accused persons can appeal for bails through the jail authorities. The direction came in view of the rising number of undertrial prisoners in the jails.
The jail authorities have been directed to make the prisoners aware about the camp court initiatives.