Bail can be granted without copy of F.I.R .

PLD 1997 LAHORE 659

Criminal Law
c) Criminal Procedure Code (V of 1898)–

—-Ss. 498 & 498-A—Pre-arrest bail—Grant of pre-arrest bail where F.I.R. is not available —F.I.R. is sealed. to cause inconvenience to adverse party whose honour and prestige is placed at stake as according to S.498-A, Cr.P.C. without a copy of the F.I.R. an application for pre-arrest bail cannot be filed—Superior Courts or Sessions Court, due to such conduct of police, could exercise the discretion and jurisdiction to admit the accused to. pre-arrest bail even though a copy of the F. I. R. was not annexed and only the number of the F. I. R. with the year and the police station was mentioned

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