Chargesheet should not be filed before completing probe to scuttle scope for default bail: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices Krishna Murari and CT Ravikumar stressed that the right of default bail was not merely a statutory right but a fundamental one that flows from Article 21 of the Constitution.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday extolled the importance of the right to default bail under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), saying the same cannot be scuttled by filing chargesheets before the probe is complete [Ritu Chhabaria vs Union of India].

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