High Courts flooded with bail petitions because district judges hesitant to grant bail due to fear of being targeted: CJI DY Chandrachud

The CJI opined that this sense of fear is something no one talks about, but it is necessary to confront the issue to ensure that the lower judiciary is not rendered toothless and dysfunctional.
Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice DY Chandrachud

High Courts are flooded with bail petitions because the district judiciary is reluctant to grant bail due to the fear of being targeted, Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud said on Saturday.

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