[1996 Bombay Blasts] Advocates should not suppress material facts: Bombay High Court refuses parole after lawyer makes misleading statement

The Court said that an advocate, being an officer of the court, must bring to notice of the court the correct position of law, whether for or against either party.
Nagpur Bench, Lawyers
Nagpur Bench, Lawyers

The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court refused to grant emergency parole to two convicts in 1996 Bombay Blast case on the ground that the advocates of the petitioners made misleading statements and did not disclose the correct position of law to the court in order to hoodwink the court and secure a favourable relief (Asgar Kadar Sheikh & Anr. v. Jail Superintendent).

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