A Delhi court on Friday has observed that fake encounters cannot be used to control crime while hearing the case of an alleged fake encounter where an accused was taken from his house and shot in his leg by Delhi Police officers. Appropriate authority/courts to decide upon the same and not to be dealt in such questionable manner by police officers.
The Jail authorities also assured the court that all under-trial prisoners including the accused are getting a balanced and healthy diet without any discrimination and the same was not disputed by the accused.
The Delhi High Court has said that it is not mandatory for the Court of Sessions to frame charges when transferring a case back to Judicial Magistrate if it is of the opinion that the case is not exclusively triable by the Court of Sessions.
A Delhi court granted bail to freelance journalist Mandeep Punia who was arrested by Delhi Police from Singhu border during farmers’ protests. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satvir Singh Lamba pronounced the bail order.