High Court Cannot Enhance Punishment Without Hearing Accused: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that High Courts must notify the accused before enhancing the sentence. It overturned an enhancement in which the Rajasthan High Court had changed a sentence of imprisonment for life simplicitor to life imprisonment until death without giving the accused prior notice, denying them the right to defend themselves. A

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