Justices Dinesh Maheswari and Krishna Murari
Justices Dinesh Maheswari and Krishna Murari

Article 136: Supreme Court explains scope of interference in criminal appeal by special leave

The Court said that power under Article 136 is an extraordinary jurisdiction that the top court exercises sparingly when it is necessary to interfere in order to prevent grave or serious miscarriage of justice.

The Supreme Court recently explained the scope of interference by it in criminal appeals by special leave moved under Article 136 of the Constitution [Mekala Sivaiah v. State of Arunachal Pradesh].

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