Article 21 for speedy trial also encompasses speedy investigation, inquiry, appeal, revision and retrial: Supreme Court 2018

There is implicit right under Article 21 for speedy trial which in turn encompasses speedy investigation, inquiry, appeal, revision and retrial. To determine whether undue delay has occurred, one must have regard to nature of offence, number of accused and witnesses, workload of the court and the investigating agency, systemic delays. Inordinate delay may be Read More …

principles regarding use of article 136 of constitution: Supreme Court 2005

exercise of power of the Supreme Court under Article 136 of the Constitution following principles emerge : i) The powers of this Court under Article 136 of the Constitution are very wide but in criminal appeals this Court does not interfere with the concurrent findings of the fact save in exceptional circumstances. ii) It is Read More …