Full Bench of P&H HC to decide whether prisoners found using cell phones can be labelled 'hardcore prisoners' disentitled to parole/furlough

A Bench of Justices Dr S Murlidhar and Avneesh Jhingan have referred the question to a Three-Judge Bench in view of conflicting decisions of the Court on the interpretation of the Haryana Good Conduct Rules.
Full Bench of P&H HC to decide whether prisoners found using cell phones can be labelled 'hardcore prisoners' disentitled to parole/furlough

A Division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has decided to refer the question of whether prisoners found using or possessing a phone/SIM in prison can be released under the Haryana Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act, 1988 on parole or furlough.

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