Punjab & Haryana HC directed Haryana DGP to book Investigating Officers who fail to secure the CCTV footages in Criminal Cases

Punjab and Haryana High Court Took Cognizance of Cases Against MLA’s and MP’s

The DGP of Haryana was given a direction by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, last week. The Direction was to ensure that in any case where CCTV footage is claimed to be attainable; the copies of the same have to be availed along with the certificate under Section 65B, Indian Evidence Act. 

The petitioner filed the present (second) petition under Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 for grant of regular bail in case FIR No.315 dated 23.05.2020 registered under Sections 323, 324, 326, 188 read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 in Police Station City Sirsa, District Sirsa.

The petitioner was arrested in the case on 06.05.2020. First petition for grant of regular bail filed by the petitioner was dismissed vide order dated 07.08.2020 passed by this Court. The petitioner has filed the present second petition for grant of regular bail on the ground of change in the circumstances.

The Court then added:

In view of the above, the petition is allowed and the petitioner is ordered to be released on regular bail on furnishing of personal and surety bonds to the satisfaction of the trial Court/Chief Judicial Magistrate/Duty Magistrate concerned”.


Compliance report to be sent to this Court along with a copy of the instructions so issued within one month from receipt of a copy of the order”.

Anusha Richa Mishra
"Let justice be done, though the heavens fall" I am Anusha Richa Mishra and I believe that justice is for everyone and the correct approach towards it is to spread awareness, to awaken, uplift and enable each and every individual so that they get what look wish for. I am a Graduate in Economics and am currently pursuing my degree of LLB from BVDU’s New Law College, Pune. I aspire to contribute to the society through my efforts and approach towards a just environment where we co-exist, follow the law and worship the Constitution.