Accused under arrest in one case can seek anticipatory bail in another case while in jail: Orissa High Court

"There is no statutory bar for an accused in custody in connection with a case to pray for grant of anticipatory bail in another case registered against him," the Court held.
Orissa High Court
Orissa High Court

The Orissa High Court has held that there is no legal bar preventing an accused person who is already in jail in connection with a criminal case from applying for anticipatory bail in another case registered against him [Sanjay Kumar Sarangi & Ors v State & Anr].

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