Default bail under Section 167 CrPC is a fundamental right, supplementary chargesheet under UAPA cannot be used to extend S. 167 time limit: SC
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Default bail under Section 167 CrPC is a fundamental right, supplementary chargesheet under UAPA cannot be used to extend S. 167 time limit: SC

Default bail under Section 167 is a procedure established by law under Article 21 of the Constitution, the Court held.

Default bail under first proviso of Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure is a fundamental right and not merely a statutory right, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday (Fakhrey Alam v. State of UP).

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