Lifelong incarceration without remission cannot be imposed by trial courts: Punjab & Haryana HC

The Bench held that life imprisonment with riders that deny remission of sentence or parole, or which mandate the imprisonment to be lifelong cannot be handed out by trial courts.
Lifelong incarceration without remission cannot be imposed by trial courts: Punjab & Haryana HC
Punjab & Haryana High Court

The Punjab and Haryana Court through a Division Bench of Justice Dr Murlidhar and Justice Avneesh Jhingan has reiterated that Trial courts have no power to impose the penalty of lifelong imprisonment without remission or parole (Savitri v. State of Haryana and ors).

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