Allahabad High Court orders State to pay ₹25K compensation to man for unlawful detention

The Court found that an SDM had acted in violation of the law by sending the man to jail for around three days instead of following certain procedures laid down in the CrPC.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently directed the Uttar Pradesh government to compensate a man with ₹25,000 on account of his unlawful detention for around three days due to certain lapses by the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) at Jaunpur [Ramesh Chand Gupta v State].

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