[Gautam Navlakha Bail] Period under illegal detention has to be excluded in computing 90-day custody period for default bail: Bombay High Court

The bone of contention was whether the period of 34 days during which Navlakha was under house arrest could be included towards calculating the 90 day period for custody prescribed under Section 167(2) of CrPC.
Gautam Navlakha
Gautam Navlakha

The period for which an accused is under illegal detention cannot be taken into account while computing the 90-day custody period for grant of default bail, the Bombay High Court said in its judgment rejecting default bail to Bhima Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha,

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