[Live Law] Why the Process of Remitting Sentences of Prisoners Needs Reform

[Live Law] Why the Process of Remitting Sentences of Prisoners Needs Reform

Live Law published my article about how Patna High Court Justice stood up for remission rights of prisoners.Here’s the preview:

Justice Singh then recorded a disturbing phenomenon that there is no transparency whatsoever on how matters are to be referred to the State Sentence Remission Board. Mentioning an incident where main accused in a case was released under section 432 Cr.P.C. but others were kept back for several years thereafter, the order stated-“This clearly shows that there were certain other considerations, surely inappropriate, which works and moves the hands.”
Read the full article here.