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June 27, 2017

Arsh | Meaning & Definition in Law

Arsh means the compensation specified in this chapter to be paid by the offender to the victim or his heirs under the chapter XVI of Criminal Procedure Code.
Arsh is basically a compensation for offences relating to various kinds of hurt. It is to be assessed at certain percentage of the value of Diyat. It is to be paid in lump sum or in installments. In default the convict is liable to simple imprisonment. He may be released on bail against security of an equal amount. Arsh can be awarded in addition to Tazir.


  1. waheed Bukhari says:

    whether only o the basis of arsh appeal can be filed ?
    where it should be filed? in case of sentence passed by magistrate?

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