[Remission under Section 432 CrPC] Sentencing Court should give adequate reasons while giving opinion: Supreme Court

The Court reiterated that the sentencing judge should given an opinion on the grant of remission after considering the factors laid down in the case of Laxmi Nasar v. Union of India.
 Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Bela M Trivedi
Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Bela M Trivedi

The Supreme Court recently observed that while giving an opinion on the grant of remission of a sentence under Section 432(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), the presiding officer of the sentencing court must give adequate reasons [Jaswant Singh and Others v. State of Chhattisgarh and Another].

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