[Special MP/MLA courts] Cases triable by Magistrate cannot be assigned to Sessions Court: Supreme Court

A Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana, and Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant said that the assignment of cases to special courts have to be in accordance with CrPC and other applicable laws.
[Special MP/MLA courts] Cases triable by Magistrate cannot be assigned to Sessions Court: Supreme Court
CJI NV Ramana, Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant

The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it clear that jurisdiction of special courts constituted to try criminal cases relating to Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of Legislative Assemblies (MLAs), cannot be such that cases which are triable by magistrate are assigned to sessions judge (Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India).

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