No presumption of innocence after accused is convicted by trial court: Supreme Court
Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice MR Shah

No presumption of innocence after accused is convicted by trial court: Supreme Court

A Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah held that High Courts should be very slow in granting bail to an accused person convicted by a trial court for serious offences like murder.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated that once an accused is convicted by the trial court, the principle of presumption of innocence will not be applicable during the hearing of appeal and bail (Shakuntala Shukla v. State of Uttar Pradesh and Another)

Want to read the full story?

We’re glad you’re enjoying this story. Subscribe to any of our plans to continue reading the story.

Already have an account? Sign In

Related Stories

No stories found.
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news
www.barandbench.com