High Court cannot grant bail to resident of State if case registered outside jurisdiction: Jammu & Kashmir High Court

Single-judge bench of Justice Sanjay Dhar held so in line with the provisions of Section 438 Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) and the decision of the Court in Mohan Singh Parihar v. Commission of Police & Ors.
Justice Sanjay Dhar
Justice Sanjay Dhar

The High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh recently said that it does not have jurisdiction to grant anticipatory bail to a person against whom a case has been registered outside its local limits even if the person resides within the jurisdiction of the Court [Nisar Ahmad Wani & Ors. v Police Station Neemuch & Ors.].

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