[Section 394 CrPC] Amicus Curiae appearing for deceased-appellant not a 'near relative' for continuance of appeal: Supreme Court

The Court said that the appeal filed by a convict under Section 394 CrPC will abate if no application for continuance of the appeal is made within 30 days by a near relative.
Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court recently observed that for the purpose of continuance of appeal under Section 394 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973, an Amicus Curiae appearing for the deceased-appellant cannot be treated as a 'near relative' [Yeruva Sayireddy v. State of Andhra Pradesh and Another].

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