Delhi HC asks Law Commission to examine issue of compensation for wrongful imprisonment

Ashutosh Gambhir December 5 2017

The Delhi High Court, by an order passed on November 30, requested the Law Commission of India to examine the need for a legal framework for compensation to victims of wrongful imprisonment.

The Court had appointed Prof GS Bajpai, Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice and Registrar at the National Law University, Delhi as amicus curiae. It had sought his inputs on three issues: fines and default sentences, suspension of sentence and remedies for wrongful incarceration.

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