PIL on jail manual dismissed

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday dismissed the public interest litigation filed by Simranjit Singh Mann,president of Shiromani Akali Dal.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Updated: April 17, 2014 10:42 am

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday dismissed the public interest litigation filed by Simranjit Singh Mann,president of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar). The PIL had contended that the Punjab Jail Manual did not provide rules to hear condemned prisoners or their family members regarding last wishes and communication to the family of the prisoners regarding execution. Mann submitted that this was in violation of the Indian Constitution.

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