“By ensuring that convicts, undertrials, and their dependents are aware of and can access benefits designed for their welfare will be crucial in rehabilitation and social reintegration.”
“The next and kin of the deceased prisoner will be entitled to a sum of Rs.15 lakh if the victim was below 30 years of age; a sum of Rs.12 lakh if the victim was below the age of 45 years but above the age of 30 years and, a sum of Rs.10 lakh if the victim was above 45 years of age, as on the date of death”.
“If the view of the Presiding Judge, based on the judicial record, is mechanically followed, then the discretion of the executive empowered with execution of the sentence, would be denuded of its content”.
The Supreme Court observed that the undertrial prisoners/convicts were not released on merits but were released only to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus among prisoners in over-crowded prisons.
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“There has to be an error apparent on the face of record leading to miscarriage of justice to exercise the review jurisdiction under Article