Ban on political activities as bail condition violates fundamental rights: Supreme Court

The petitioner, Odisha BJP leader and former Berhampur mayor Siba Shankar Das, was earlier in the BJD and has a slew of criminal cases against him after he jumped ship.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

Ordering a politician to refrain from taking part in political activities as a condition for grant of bail would be violative of fundamental rights, the Supreme Court recently held [Siba Shankar Das vs State of Odisha and anr].

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