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Supreme Court rejects PIL against three new criminal laws; says they have not even come into force

Notably, sub-section (2) of Section 106 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, which concerns ‘causing death of a person by rash and negligent driving of a vehicle’, has been put on hold for now.

The said provision had invited protests in many parts of the country. It had increased the maximum prison sentence to ten years for those involved in such offences, who end up fleeing the scene of the crime, instead of reporting to the police or Magistrate.

Source: Barandbench

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