Allahabad High Court division bench while hearing a petition filed by Komalkant Singhal stayed the arrest of Komalkant Singhal under the FIR registered at Kotwali, Lalitpur under the Gangster Act on the basis of a single case of raping a minor and sought a reply from the state government in four weeks.
Allahabad High Cuort division bench while hearing a Criminal Misc Writ Petition filed by Umakant Yadav refused to interfere with the petition challenging the legality of the action of the Gangster Act against Umakant Yadav by order of the District Magistrate, Azamgarh.
A single-judge bench of Allahabad High Court while hearing a Criminal Misc Bail Application filed by Former MLA Mukhtar Ansari sought a response from the state government in six weeks on the bail his application.
The Allahabad High Court, while hearing a petition of Ghosi MP Atul Rai, said that any subsequent criminal activity of a person though may be taken note of during trial of a previous criminal case, the said person cannot be tried or convicted for any subsequent criminal activities in the pending trial. In the spirit of criminal jurisprudence, every accused is presumed to be innocent till proven otherwise.