Security should not be provided merely to enhance one's status: Allahabad High Court declines to grant personal security to Lawyer
Allahabad High Court, Lucknow BenchLawyer, Police Security

Security should not be provided merely to enhance one's status: Allahabad High Court declines to grant personal security to Lawyer

The Court found that the lawyer was asking for security only to flaunt a "VIP" status. Such a practice of "creating a privileged class on State expense and taxpayers money, is to be deprecated", the Court said.

While finding no merit in a lawyer's plea for personal security to ward off threats he allegedly faced on account of his work, the Allahabad High Court recently observed that such security should not be provided merely to enhance one's status. (Abhishek Tiwari v. State of UP)

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