Court's discretion while deciding bail plea cannot be taken away by any law: Bombay High Court

The Court made the observation while rejecting a 71-year-old man's bail plea, which was moved on the basis of a NALSA scheme that favoured the release of undertrial prisoners over 65 years of age.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The discretion of the Court while deciding bail applications cannot be taken away by any law, the Bombay High Court held recently while interpreting a scheme framed by the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) for the release of undertrials based on their age [Mahipati Antu Jadhav v. State of Maharashtra].

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