Plea for remission to be considered as per policy of State where crime is committed: Supreme Court

The Court noted that under Section 432(7) of CrPC, the appropriate government can either be the Central or the State government but there cannot be concurrent jurisdiction of two State governments.
Prisons and Supreme Court
Prisons and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently observed that an application of remission or premature release of a convict should be considered in accordance with the policy of the State where the crime is actually committed and not the State where the trial was transferred to and concluded [Radeshyam Bhagwandas Shah @ Lala Vakil v. State of Gujarat and Another].

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