The Supreme Court said that a dying declaration that was discarded by the court while acquitting the accused cannot be the basis for conviction of another accused.
It was found by the bench comprising of Justice BR Gavai, Justice PS Narasimha, and Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra found that dying declaration of a woman was relied while convicting her husband,whle allegations against father-in-law were disbelieved.
"In the totality of the circumstances, it cannot be said ...
In a landmark judgment, a five-judge Constitution bench not only affirmed equality before law principle for accused government officers of all ranks, but also held that the new law would apply retrospectively
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The Allahabad High Court has appointed two advocates as amicus curiae, considering the daily wages fixed by the government for the prisoners lodged in jails to be low and has sought suggestions from them in the matter of fixing the daily wages of the prisoners.
The Division Bench of Chief Justice Pritinker Diwaker and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh passed this order while hearing a PIL filed by Bachchey Lal.
The public interest litigation was instituted on a letter petition. It has remained...