Referring to the comments of the Supreme Court on the long wait for criminal remedies before the Allahabad High Court, the newly appointed High Court Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal today called for the swift elimination of pending criminal appeals.
Read more about comments made by the Supreme Court over the past few months on the long wait for criminal appeals to the Allahabad High Court here, here and here.
Speaking at the “Full Court Welcome Reference” held at the Allahabad High Court Bench in Lucknow in his honor, CJ Bindal today requested the cooperation of the Law Society to ensure that the pending cases are resolved. as soon as possible.
“An appeal of concern is the waiting of old cases in this Court, which dates back to 1974, before Lucknow Bench. We have received a lot of comments from the Supreme Court in this regard, especially in the area of criminal matters. I would ask the Law Society that with your great help we would be able to achieve a good reputation and our reputation that … old cases, especially criminal appeals, are not reviewed … note positive before the Supreme Court“, noted Chief Justice Bindal.
Importantly, this remark by the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court came in the context of last month’s Supreme Court order ordering the registration of a suo motu case on the issue of the long wait for criminal appeals to the Allahabad High Court.
Previously, the Supreme Court requested the response of the Allahabad High Court on the issue of prompt resolution of criminal appeals. for the registration of the motorcycle case.
Read more about the case here Supreme Court registers Suo Motu case over long wait for criminal appeals to Allahabad High Court
Earlier, the judiciary also noted that several convicts are appearing before the Supreme Court to seek suspension of their sentences, as criminal appeals are not considered by the Allahabad High Court.
CJ Bindal, while speaking at the event, also stressed that on the joint efforts expected by both the bar and the judiciary.
“The Bar and the Bench must work together, they are two wheels of the same chariot. We will work together and we will be able to serve litigants in society“, concluded Chief Justice Bindal.
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