Absconders Should Not Be Given Benefit Of Bail, Says SC Bench
The Supreme Court bench, comprising justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Aniruddha Bose cleared not to give the benefit of CrPC section 438 to an absconding accused. On May 25, the bench reviewed a petition and dismissed it saying, when an accused is absconding and declared a proclaimed offender, there is no question of giving him the benefit of bail. "An absonder ordinarily, deserves no concession or indulgence," said the bench.
Tags: Absconding Accused, Supreme Court, Bench, CrPC, Delhi
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
Centre Plans To File Writ Petition Against SC Under SEBCs Case
The Supreme Court on July 1 dismissed the Centre's plea seeking to review SC's previous ruling on May 5, which limits the identification of SEBCs to centres, not the states for granting quotas in jobs & education. However, the bench stated, "We do not find any sufficient ground to entertain this review petition." The decision has left the Centre with their last resort to move a curative writ petition.
Tags: SEBCS, Supreme Court, Centre, Writ Petition, State governments, Bench
Courtesy: The Indian Express
HC Rejects PIL Seeking FIR Against Cops For Using Force In Lockdown
The Karnataka High Court on May 19 rejected a PIL seeking FIR and departmental enquiry against the state cops for assaulting general public while implementing the lockdown. The petitioner, mentioning media reports, equalled the brutality with that of faced by freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai. Dismissing the plea, HC disagreed with the comparison and said police 'may not be doing that out of any pleasure.
Tags: coronavirus lockdown, lockdown guidelines, Karnataka High Court, Bench
Courtesy: Deccan Herald