Tripura High Court says in UAPA and NDPS cases, bail is exception and not rule

Courts should not forget the rigors of the NDPS Act and the UAPA where it is by now well settled that bail is not a rule but an exception, the High Court said while agreeing with the State's arguments on this aspect.
Justice Arindam Lodh and Tripura High Court
Justice Arindam Lodh and Tripura High Court

The Tripura High Court recently observed that the normal rule of bail not jail in criminal cases is not applicable to cases registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS Act) and the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). [The State Of Tripura vs Sri Mahabul Alam]

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