324 Bail, refusal of criminal defense law

2019 Y L R Note 12
[Supreme Court (AJ&K)]

-criminal defense law S.497—Bail, grant or refusal of—Principles—Court, at bail stage, had to make only tentative assessment of the FIR, statements of the witnesses recorded under S.161, Cr.P.C., incriminating articles recovered during investigation and the medical legal report etc., to find out whether reasonable grounds existed to connect accused with the crime or not—Bail, could not be granted, if reasonable grounds existed to believe that accused were guilty of non-bailable offence, falling in the prohibitory clause of S.497, Cr.P.C.

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