Note: Due to certain unforeseen events, NALSAR had to move the talk from August 25, 4 PM (Tuesday) to August 26, 4 PM (Wednesday).
NALSAR University of Law, officially the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research, is a premier legal studies institution located in Shamirpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
About the Webinar
The Centre for Criminal Justice Reform and Research, NALSAR is holding a talk by Mr. Abdul Wahid Shaik titled “Guilty Until Proven Innocent: A View from the Dock“.
About the Speaker
Abdul Wahid Shaikh, a school teacher, was one of the 13 accused in the suburban train bombings of 11th July 2006: popularly called the 7/11 bombings.
He was acquitted of all charges nine years later in 2016. Wahid has authored Begunah Qaidi (‘The Innocent Prisoners’) [Amazon Link here], which provides us with a worm’s eye view of the criminal justice system [see review here].
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