Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Magistrate for remanding accused to custody despite apex court's bail order

The petitioner had been granted interim anticipatory bail last month by apex court. However, the police later asked him to appear before the Magistrate who then remanded him to police custody.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to an Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) and senior police officials on a contempt of court plea filed for allegedly flouting the top court’s order granting interim anticipatory bail to an accused person [Tusharbhai Rajnikantbhai Shah v. Shri Kamal Dayani & Ors].

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