Preventive detention order should not be passed merely on apprehension that accused is likely to get bail: Jammu and Kashmir High Court

High Court was hearing a plea by petitioner-detenu who was placed under preventive detained under J&K Public Safety Act after he was admittedly bailed out in an FIR.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court
Jammu and Kashmir High Court

The High Court of J&K and Ladakh recently ruled that an order of preventive detention should not be passed against a person merely on the apprehension that such person is likely to get bail [Muyeeb Shafi Ganie V/s Union Territory of J&K and Anr].

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