[POCSO cases] Granting bail on humanitarian grounds not legally tenable: Meghalaya High Court

The High Court was hearing an appeal challenging the bail granted to a POCSO Act accused who had allegedly kidnapped, raped and killed a minor.
Meghalaya High Court
Meghalaya High Court

While setting aside the bail granted to an accused under the Protection of Children Against Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act), the Meghalaya High Court recently held that granting bail on humanitarian grounds is not so prevalent and is not legally tenable (State of Meghalaya v. Heibormi Dkhar).

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