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HC releases woman prisoner charged with cheating


The Bombay High Court recently released a woman prisoner charged with cheating and criminal breach of trust on bail of ₹50,000, citing the spread of COVID-19 and the lockdown.

A single Bench of Justice S.S. Shinde was hearing a plea filed by a woman convict, challenging a January 30 order by the Additional Sessions Judge, Borivali, rejecting her application for suspension of sentence.

The woman was convicted in 2019 for offences punishable under Sections 420 (cheating and dishonesty inducing delivery of property) and 406 (punishment for committing criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code and sentenced ...


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