Non-requirement of custodial interrogation not sole ground to grant anticipatory bail: Kerala High Court

While dismissing the bail application the court observed that custodial interrogation is just one aspect that is considered alongside other grounds while deciding on anticipatory bail applications.

Anticipatory bail cannot be granted solely on the ground that custodial interrogation of the accused is not required, the Kerala High Court recently said while denying pre-arrest bail to a teacher in a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act) [Prabhakaran P v State of Kerala & Anr]

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