Pre-Emergency detention order under COFEPOSA upheld by Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan April 9 2019
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The Supreme Court has given finality to a 1974 detention order of Government of Punjab under the provisions of the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974 (COFEPOSA).

The legality of the detention order, which had been revoked in 1977, was upheld yesterday by a Bench of Justices UU Lalit and Hemant Gupta in a plea by the son of the detenu challenging the said detention order.

The detention order came to be challenged since . . .

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