"Shocked that bail plea not listed by High Court for more than a year:" Supreme Court asks Punjab & Haryana High Court to take remedial steps

Even during the pandemic, when all courts are making attempts to hear and decide all matter, non-listing of such an application for bail defeats the administration of justice, the Supreme Court said.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed shock at the Punjab & Haryana not having listed a bail application for more than a year, stating that such delay amounts to infringement of liberty of the accused person (Chunni Lal Gaba v. Assistant Directer, Directorate of Enforcement).

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