PANDIT SHANKAR KALAN AGE ADULT Vs. THE STATE OF MAHARASHTRA THROUGH THE SECRETARY
LAWS(BOM)-2017-7-158
HIGH COURT OF BOMBAY
Decided on July 26,2017

Pandit Shankar Kalan Age Adult Appellant
VERSUS
The State Of Maharashtra Through The Secretary Respondents

JUDGEMENT

V.K.TAHILRAMANI,J. - (1.) Heard both sides.
(2.) The petitioner preferred an application for parole on 28.12.2016. The application came to be rejected by order dated 14.3.2017. Being aggrieved thereby, the petitioner preferred an appeal. The appeal came to be dismissed by order dated 13.6.2017, hence, this petition.
(3.) The order of rejection shows that the application of the petitioner for parole came to be rejected in view of Rule 4(3) of The Maharashtra Prisons (Bombay Furlough and Parole) Rules (Amendment), Rules 2016 whereas the appellate order shows that the application of the petitioner for parole came to be rejected in view of Rules 4(11) and 4(13). Thus, it is seen that reasons for rejecting the application and dismissing the appeal are not in consonance with each other and entirely different reasons are stated in both the orders. Such orders cannot be allowed to stand, hence, the orders are quashed and set aside. The concerned authorities to consider the application of the petitioner for parole afresh. The same be done within four weeks.;


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