Accused in serious criminal cases avoid arrest for years by using interim 'not-to-arrest' orders: Kerala High Court

To curb such incidents, the Court directed the registrar to ensure that pending anticipatory bail applications with interim 'not-to-arrest orders' are posted before the appropriate bench for speedy disposal.
Justice A Badharudeen
Justice A Badharudeen

Persons who are accused in serious cases including rape and attempt to murder often evade arrest for several years by taking advantage of interim "not-to-arrest orders" passed by the court, the Kerala High Court recently observed [MA Mohanan Nair v State of Kerala].

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