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Bombay HC Directs Govt. of Maharastra to Pay Rs.50 K Each as Compensation to 2 Men Detained Illegally [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 29 Dec 2020 11:43pm

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The Bombay High Court came down heavily on State Govt. of Maharashtra and directed them to pay Rs.50,000/- to Arun Tagad and Shailendra Tagad(Petitioners) as compensation for illegal detention in custody at the instance Rural Police Station, Beed District of Aurangabad Division. 

The bench also observed that in such cases the State needs to obtain explanation from the erring authority and fix some kind of responsibility.

The Division bench at Aurangabad comprised by Justice T. V. Nalawade & Justice M. G. Sewlikar, were hearing a criminal writ petition seeking compensation of Rs. 5 lakh each for the said illegal detention.

Matter before the Court: 

On 28th January, 2013, FIR was given to Beed Rural Police Station against the Petitioners by one lady and the crime for the offences punishable under Sections 323, 324, 504 and 506 read with 34 of the Indian Penal Code was registered. 

On 30th January, 2013, both the Petitioners were arrested by police of Rural Police Station, Beed and the Petitioners were produced before the Judicial Magistrate First Class, Beed on the same day.

The Judicial Magistrate First Class granted bail to both the Petitioners and they were released when they furnished personal bond and surety bond. 

It is the contention of Petitioners that when they came out of the campus of Court, same police arrested them immediately and they were taken before the Executive Magistrate, Beed.

On 30th January, 2013, both the Petitioners were produced before the Executive Magistrate, Beed and the Executive Magistrate made order against the Petitioners and directed them to give… Continue Reading...


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