Madras High Court grants relief to man who failed to get Passport on account of FIR for not wearing face-mask amid COVID-19

"...the very registration of an FIR cannot be construed to be criminal proceedings", the Court said in its order.
Madras High Court grants relief to man who failed to get Passport on account of FIR for not wearing face-mask amid COVID-19
Passport

The Madras High Court recently came to the aid of a man who was facing issues in obtaining a passport on account of a pending FIR registered against him for allegedly failing to wear a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic (Nagalingam v. Regional Passport Officer and anr).

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