State cannot act like Shylock and squeeze citizens of money erroneously paid: Kerala High Court

“The State is not expected to get itself unduly enriched by erroneous or forced or inadvertent payments of money made by its citizens,” Justice Nagaresh noted on Tuesday.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday made scathing remarks over the State;s failure to refund an erroneous duplicate payment of certain dues, commenting that the State and its authorities could not act in a Shylockian manner and squeeze money from its citizens (Seahorse Ship Agencies v. Union of India).

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