The petition under Section 43D(2)(b) First proviso of UAPA Act seeking extension of remand order was filed by the respondents a day before the elapse of the 90- days period.
The applicant behind bars will be violative of Article 21 as the status of the applicant is merely that of a suspect till the outcome of the proceedings emanating therefrom as the applicant is innocent till proven guilty.
The Court said that extension of remand, particularly after adding new Sections constituting a serious offence, is not a bare formality.
The Manipur High Court held that where a person is taken into custody by an order of Magistrate, then such order cannot be challenged by Writ of Habeas Corpus as the detention cannot be termed as illegal.
While quoting “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not fall into a pit?”, the Madras High Court said that the first blind person in this case is the Sessions Judge, who was guiding the Magistrate, who was also blind, due to ignorance of the legal position and ultimately, both fell in a pit, leading to illegal and non est orders passed by the Magistrate.
The case involves illegal international telephone exchange setup was found in Chawri Bazar, Old Delhi run by one Zulifiqar Ali alias Raja by using new era software-driven technology for routing calls from foreign countries like USA, UAE, Canada, Australia, etc. to India via illegal route of internet by passing the legal international and national call gateways of India.
The Delhi High Court held that grant of bail should not be considered only when the person was in the condition of dying and the authorities should not give long dates to the prisoners for their medical check-up and instead act with promptness, so that check-up could be conducted early.
Any irregularity or illegality in the remand order is not a statutorily sanctioned reason for grant of default bail
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