Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property

2019 Y L R 230

Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, forgery, using as genuine a forged document, selling and stocking drugs without having any licence—Bail, grant of— Statutory ground—Accused was behind the bars for the last 18 months and prosecution had only examined six witnesses while the remaining witnesses were yet to be examined—Seat of Chairman Drugs Court, was vacant and no notification for appointment of the Presiding Officer had been issued—Accused, could not be kept behind the bars for an indefinite period while co-accused, had been granted bail—Rule of consistency demanded equal treatment—Grave injustice would be caused to the accused if kept in jail in circumstances—Accused was ordered to be released on bail.

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