Sureties faking Aadhaar: Punjab and Haryana High Court orders verification of Aadhaar in bail cases

In the present cases, the accused had mostly faked their Aadhaar cards. Considering the same, the Court observed that verification of the Aadhaar cards needs to be seamless.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court recently directed the authorities to provide Aadhaar authentication services in the courts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh to curb impersonation of sureties in bail matters [Sharanjit Singh @ Suraj vs State of Punjab].

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