In the Instant Matter at hand, Kanchan Shukla v. State of M.P In accordance with the National Security Act of 1980, the Sidhi District Collector issued a detention order for Pravesh Shukla, who was charged with urinating on a tribal man in the Sidhi district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. In addition to being charged appropriately under the IPC and the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, action has been started against Shukla, who is presently imprisoned, under the strict National Security Act. Additionally, an allegedly illegal portion of Shukla’s Sidhi residence was demolished. Kanchan Shukla, the petitioner and spouse of the accused, was outraged by the impugned decision made by the District Collector, and she filed a writ of habeas corpus before this court to challenge it. The victim also received financial support from the state government in the amount of Rs 5 lakh, plus an extra Rs 1.5 lakh for the building of his home.
Analysis of Court Decision
The respondents were instructed to file the reply and get the original record within two weeks by a division bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, which was made up of Justice Vishal Mishra and Chief Justice Ravi Malimath.
CASE NAME – Kanchan Shukla v. State of M.P, WP No. 16261 of 2023