[Article 227] High Court exercising supervisory jurisdiction can't re-appreciate evidence as court of first appeal: Supreme Court

The jurisdiction exercised under Article 227 is in the nature of correctional jurisdiction to set right grave dereliction of duty or flagrant violation of fundamental principles of law or justice, the Court said.
[Article 227] High Court exercising supervisory jurisdiction can't re-appreciate evidence as court of first appeal: Supreme Court
Supreme Court, Justice Sanjiv khanna, Justice Belatrivedi

The High Court exercising supervisory jurisdiction under Article 227 does not act as a court of first appeal to re-appreciate or reweigh the evidence and facts upon which the matter under challenge is based, the Supreme Court has held [M/S Garment Craft vs Prakash Chand Goel].

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