April 2020

January 2020

Parole- -Temporary Release Acts envisage temporary release of convicts-Mere fact that a person is convicted for an offence does not mean that he will abscond if he is released on parole

By | January 15th, 2020|Parole|

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Parole– Marriage of Son–Non completion of one year of imprisonment after conviction- -Held; that the restriction of one year of imprisonment after conviction to be eligible for temporary release had been imposed by Rule 4 of the 2007 Rules and it could not supersede the substantive provisions of the Act, which contained no such restriction-Parole granted.    

By | January 15th, 2020|Parole|

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Parole-Non completion of one year of imprisonment after conviction- Even in such a case it would be open to the court to consider their entitlement to release for a limited period if the peculiar facts and circumstances of the case so warrant.

By | January 14th, 2020|Parole|

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Parole—Habitual Offender—Petitioner had jumped the earlier parole but was acquitted in those case—Those case cannot be taken into consideration for declaring him a habitual offender

By | January 13th, 2020|Parole|

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Parole—Model Election Code of Conduct—Permission of the Chief Electoral Officer for release of a prisoner is not required—Only consultation is to be made with Chief Electoral Officer; which can be obtained on E-mail or whatsapp

By | January 11th, 2020|Parole|

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November 2019

August 2019

Parole—Temporary release of prisoner cannot be denied on mere apprehension that there would be danger to security of State and maintenance of public order

By | August 19th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole-Direction in the order that “…the petitioner should not be released from prison before completion of actual term of twenty years…” cannot be understood as prohibiting the temporary release of the petitioner on a valid ground        

By | August 19th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole- -Temporary release of petitioner to meet his family cannot be denied on the ground that the complainant party would be angry if the petitioner is released on furlough as this may disturb the peace of the village.

By | August 19th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole—Emergency Parole—Where father or mother Is seriously ill. Parole not to be denied on ground that petitioner has committed Jail offence and therefore cannot be released before one year to such offence

By | August 12th, 2019|Parole|

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May 2019

Apprehension that petitioner may sell intoxicants during parole—Mere likelihood of committing a crime while on parole would not be a sufficient ground to decline temporary release on parole—No material on record to support such assertion—Application allowed—Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, S.22.

By | May 14th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole–Illness of Grandmother-Even though Grandmother is not included within the definition of family as per S.2(b) of the Act but petitioner’s case would be covered under “any other sufficient cause” as provided under S.3(l)(d) of the Act which covers unspecified causes.

By | May 14th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole- -Mere fact that a person is convicted for an offence does not mean that he will abscond if he is released on parole—Parole granted.      

By | May 14th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole—Jail Offence—There is no complete bar on the release of a prisoner who he has been alleged to have committed a jail offence

By | May 13th, 2019|Parole|

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Parole—Restriction of one year of imprisonment after conviction to be eligible for temporary release had been imposed by Rules which could not supersede the substantive provisions of the Act, which contained no such restriction

By | May 13th, 2019|Parole|

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October 2018

Punjab Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act, 1962, S.3—Parole— Pregnancy of Wife-Accused is in custody from more than 2 years and appeal against his conviction is pending-It is case of high risk pregnancy– Parole of 6 weeks granted

By | October 10th, 2018|Parole|

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Parole—Overriding Effect—Prisoner is entitled for parole for the reasons given under the Act—Rider put the Rules cannot have an over-riding effect over the provisions of the Act.

By | October 3rd, 2018|Parole|

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September 2018

Parole-Jail Offence—Possession of mobile phone in jail premises—Held; that there is no allegation against the petitioner that he has misused the mobile phone/sim card for either to be blackmail someone or to demand ransom or for any other purpose of complicit in any other crime while being in jail—Direction issued to reconsider the application. 

By | September 30th, 2018|Parole|

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Parole—Mere recovery of mobile phone from an inmate would not be sufficient to categorise him as a ‘hardcore prisoner’. Haryana Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act, 1988 S.3–Parole— Hardcore Prisoner-Jail offence-Recovery of mobile phone

By | September 30th, 2018|Parole|

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