Bail cannot be conditional upon deposits beyond financial capacity of applicant, Supreme Court

Murali Krishnan June 11 2019
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The Supreme Court has reaffirmed that bail cannot be made conditional upon heavy deposits beyond the financial capacity of an applicant for bail.

A Bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi passed an order to this effect today in an appeal against an order of the Madras High Court.

The case relates to the stampede that occurred at Chithra Pournami festival when about seven pilgrims were killed and 10 injured in a stampede outside the temple of Lord . . .

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