India’s police force among the world’s weakest4 min read 19 Jun 2019, 01:28 PM IST
Many of the issues with India’s understaffed, overburdened police could stem from the growing criminalization of politics and reluctance for reform
A brutal attack on a young doctor in West Bengal, allegedly by relatives of a patient who died on 10 June, triggered country-wide protests by doctors in the country. The incident highlights not just tensions in doctor-patient relationships but also points to a lack of respect for the rule of law in the country, which leads mobs to take the law into their own hands to deliver instant ‘justice’.
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