Lawyers cannot claim right to own firearm licence merely because they are appearing in criminal cases: Delhi High Court

Justice Pratibha M Singh said that that if all criminal lawyers claimed the right to own an arms licence, it could result in isssuance of arms licenses indiscriminately.

The Delhi High Court on Monday ruled that all lawyers appearing on the criminal side for the accused or the prosecution cannot claim a right to own a firearm licence [Adv Shiv Kumar vs Union of India and Ors.].

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