Court cannot deny default bail by fixing stringent conditions that cannot be complied with: Kerala High Court

A statutory right to default bail cannot be circumvented by imposing onerous conditions as it would amount to a violation of the detenue's fundamental rights under Section 21 of the Constitution of India, the Court said.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently held that default bail cannot be denied to an eligible accused person by fixing stringent bail conditions that cannot be complied with by the accused [Vishnu Sajanan v State of Kerala].

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