High Courts should form special bench to monitor cases against MPs/ MLAs; cases punishable by death should be prioritised: Supreme Court

The Court ordered that High Court Chief Justices should institute a suo motu case to be heard by a special bench to monitor pending cases against MPs/MLAs. A special bench to be formed.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a slew of directions for speedy disposal of criminal cases against Members of Parliament and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MPs/ MLAs) [Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India and anr].

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