Parliament has not thought it appropriate to curtail the rights of citizens: Supreme Court on grant of Anticipatory Bail

Parliament has not thought it appropriate to curtail the rights of citizens: Supreme Court on grant of Anticipatory Bail
Supreme Court

In a significant judgment, the Supreme Court today held that the grant of anticipatory bail should not be subject to time constraints. The Court also added that it is also open to the court to impose conditions.

While holding this, the Constitution Bench held,

"Parliament has not thought it appropriate to curtail the rights of citizens. It will be dangerous to restrict such a power of arrest."

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