High Court cannot conduct mini trial at the stage of framing of charge or considering discharge application: Supreme Court

The accused was a Patwari and was accused to have demanded a bribe of ₹ 2,800 for endorsing certain residential and caste certificates.
DY Chandrachud, MR Shah
DY Chandrachud, MR Shah

High Courts should not hold a mini trial at the stage of discharge application or framing of charge, the Supreme Court reiterated on Tuesday (State of Rajasthan vs Ashok Kumar Kashyap).

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