Manipulating Court Record

Law & Behold

Mar 21 2021 • 17 mins

A writ petition was filed by Naveen Singh before the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, Lucknow Bench being for issuance of writ of mandamus to take action on the complaint made by him against Mahesh Singh for committing forgery in Court record. At that time, it was alleged that there was a fabrication in the court record by way of using whitener in Sessions Trial No. 89-A/01, State vs. Mahesh, under Sections 307, 504 and 506 IPC, Crime Case No.152/2000, Police Station Makhi, District Unnao. The court record was tampered with and instead of 'Mahesh', 'Ramesh' had been written. Considering the gravity of the matter, the High Court called for-the comments of the Learned Additional Sessions Judge/Fast Track Court, Unnao. Mahesh was eventually chargesheeted but the High Court granted him bail. In this episode, we see as to how Supreme Court dealt with the question on bail in a crime allegedly involving tampering court records. Naveen Singh v State of Uttar Pradesh and another Criminal Appeal No. 320 of 2021 (Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 2545 of 2020) 2021 Indlaw SC 116 Link to Judgment: Instagram: lawandbehold --- Send in a voice message: