[Drunken Driving] Leniency can't be shown to driver merely because accident was minor and not fatal: Supreme Court

A Division Bench of Justices MR Shah and BV Nagarathna observed that driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol is not only misconduct but also an offence.
[Drunken Driving] Leniency can't be shown to driver merely because accident was minor and not fatal: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that there being no major loss or fatality in an accident due to drunken driving, cannot be a ground to show leniency to the driver found to have indulged in such conduct [Brijesh Chandra Dwivedi (Dead) Through Legal Representatives v. Sanya Sahayak and Others].

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