Karnataka High Court
Karnataka High Court

Being a government employee not ground for grant of bail: Karnataka High Court

Single-judge Justice HP Sandesh was hearing the bail plea of a man employed as Assistant Executive Engineer at Karnataka Electricity Corporation Limited (KPTCL) who was arrested on charges of raping a young woman.

The Karnataka High Court recently observed that being a government cannot be a reason to grant bail to a person accused of a heinous offence like rape [Srinivas Murthy H.N v. State of Karnataka].

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