Courts of law should not be carried away by sentimentalities, conjunctures, surmises or "habitual offender" status of accused: Madras High Court
Justice K Murali Shankar, Madras High Court

Courts of law should not be carried away by sentimentalities, conjunctures, surmises or "habitual offender" status of accused: Madras High Court

Courts are bound to proceed on the basis of legal evidence alone, the High Court added.

Courts of law should not be carried away by sentimentalities, conjectures or the status of an accused as a habitual offender, the Madras High Court recently had occasion to caution (R Marimuthu @ Samikannu and anr. v The State and ors.).

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