Sympathy can never be allowed to substitute Justice, Delhi High Court

Aditi Singh June 5 2019
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In a recent judgment, the Delhi High Court stated that sympathy would not persuade it to grant justice that would fly in the face of statutory provisions.

"Sympathy can never be allowed to substitute justice", the Court said.

The observations were recorded in a judgment passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice C Hari Shankar in a petition filed by a student suffering from an ailment known as paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

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