Not necessary that accused must be in country to apply for Anticipatory Bail, Calcutta HC [Read Order]

Meera Emmanuel August 29 2019
Calcutta High Court, anticipatory bail

The Calcutta High Court recently highlighted that the presence of an accused within the country is not a necessary pre-condition for the grant of anticipatory bail. While passing an interim order in anticipatory bail pleas filed by two members of the political outfit, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, a Division Bench of Justices Manojit Mandal and Joymalya Bagchi, sitting at the circuit Bench of the High Court at Jalpaiguri, observed,

"... the imposition of a condition on an accused not to leave the . . .

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