'Victim Impact Assessment Report' should be considered before granting bail in serious cases: Allahabad High Court to Supreme Court

The High Court also submitted that a "different yardstick has to be evolved" for grant of bail to accused in white collar crimes as they are "habitual and hardened criminals" who commit crimes in a sophisticated manner.
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In bail matters where criminal appeal has been pending for a long time before Allahabad High Court, a 'victim impact assessment report' detailing the physical, social and mental impact of the crime on the victim should be taken into account for serious and grave offences, the High Court has told the Supreme Court.

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