The Jail Department has provided facilities for the purpose of defence to under-trial prisoners to apply for free legal aid and to receive visits from their legal adviser with a view to their defence. Legal Aid Cell in each Jail has been maintained to help in processing the legal aid applications in Assam. During the year 2015-16, the Department had provided legal aid facilities to 1734 Nos. of prisoners in different Jails of Assam with the approval of The Assam State Legal Services Authority.
Under Trial Prisoners
Whom to Contact:
Legal Aid Cell of the concerned Jail