Full Bench of Bombay High Court to decide whether transit bail can be granted by courts for cases outside its jurisdiction

There is a rift in views expressed by different High Courts and the importance of this question cannot be overstated since it involves liberty of citizens, a Division Bench observed while referring case to larger bench.
Justice SS Shinde and Justice SV Kotwal with Bombay High Court
Justice SS Shinde and Justice SV Kotwal with Bombay High Court

A Division Bench of the Bombay High Court earlier this month referred to a larger bench the issue of whether transit anticipatory bail for a short duration is maintainable to enable the accused to approach the court of appropriate jurisdiction for regular anticipatory bail [Prajith Thayyil Kallil v. State of Maharashtra & connected pleas].

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