Petitioner Jaswant Brar has filed the petition in Punjab and Haryana High Court for appointment of a warrant officer to produce Sadhu Singh who has been illegally detained by Private Respondents and to hand over his custody to the Petitioner for his medical treatment and to save his life.
Supreme Court two-judge bench has upheld the order passed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court which in turn had held that if no offence is made out under SC/ST act, the same does not preclude the high court in granting the concession of anticipatory bail under Section 438/482 CrPC.
The mere fact that a petitioner girl is not of marriageable age would not deprive her of her fundamental right, noted the Punjab and Haryana High Court, while hearing a criminal writ petition filed by a minor girl
The Punjab & Haryana High Court has a sanctioned strength of 85 Judges (64 Permanent Judges and 21 Additional Judges) which is the common High Court of the Indian state of Punjab and Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh based in Chandigarh, India.
The Supreme Court e-Committee released the Draft Vision document for its Phase III. In this regard, Justice Chandrachud addressed various stakeholders, including all Chief Justices of the High courts, and various stakeholders including Legal luminaries, Law schools, IT experts.
The petition in Supreme Court challenged the Punjab and Haryana High Court order, which had dismissed the appellant plea, noting that custody period alone cannot be a ground for suspension of sentence.