Centre cannot refuse to remit or commute sentence arbitrarily or unreasonably: Delhi High Court

The Court said that the power had to be examined in the context of the petitioner’s right to premature release.
Tihar Jail, Delhi
Tihar Jail, Delhi

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the Central government's power to remit or commute a sentence under Section 435 CrPC cannot be withheld arbitrarily or unreasonably (Kartik Subramaniam vs UOI).

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