Dishonour of cheque not an "offence against society", mitigating circumstances can be considered in sentencing: P&H HC

The Court noted that the offence of "dishonour of a cheque" is only quasi-criminal in nature and not an offence against society. As such, an accused is entitled to have mitigating factors considered i ...
Dishonour of cheque not an "offence against society", mitigating circumstances can be considered in sentencing: P&H HC
Cheque Bounce

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently ruled that the offence of dishonour of a cheque is not an offence against society and that an accused is entitled to have mitigating factors considered in sentencing (Rakesh Kumar v. Jasbir Singh and another).

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