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Accused who obtains bail cannot be permitted to urge that he was not aware of the dates in the criminal case filed against him

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Supreme Court has observed that accused who obtains bail cannot be permitted to urge that he was not aware of the dates in the criminal case filed against him. A bench of Justice Gupta and Justice Kant has passed the order in the case titled as TARA DEVI vs BHIKAR RAI @ BHIKARI RAI on 04.10.2019. Supreme Court […]

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Court grands bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher

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Chennai: A court today granted bail to BJP leader S Ve Shekher, against whom a case was filed for sharing a Facebook post allegedly containing derogatory references to women journalists and the media. Chennai Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Malarvizhi granted bail to the actor-turned-politician, when his plea came up for hearing, with a direction to him to […]

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Delhi HC extends bail of 2008 BMW hit-n-run convict Utsav Bhasin

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The Delhi High Court today extended till August 23 the bail granted to the 2008 BMW hit- and-run convict Utsav Bhasin by a sessions court. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal extended the relief after the convict informed the court that the bail granted to him by the trial court is expiring on August 14. Bhasin sought […]

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SC notice to CBI on plea against bail to MLA Amanmani Tripathi

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The Supreme Court today sought a response from the CBI on a plea challenging the Allahabad High Court order granting bail to Uttar Pradesh MLA Amanmani Tripathi, accused of killing his wife Sara Singh. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan issued notice to the probe agency and Tripathi onn the plea […]

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Court refuses bail to accused who forced girl to have sex

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A local court here refused bail to a man who allegedly kidnapped a 16-year-old girl and forced here to have sex with a co-accused for several days. On February 9, the girl’s father had lodged an FIR at sector 20 police station stating that his daughter had been kidnapped. Accused Salman pleaded innocence and said […]

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Woman claims to be HIV+, court grants bail in flesh trade case

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A woman, who claimed to be HIV positive and was arrested for allegedly running a brothel and forcing young girls into prostitution, has been granted bail by a Delhi court. The court, however, noted that as per the police and jail authorities, the woman could not bring any record of her claimed disease. Special Judge […]

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Symbol case: Accused seeks bail, court to pass order on June 9

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An alleged middleman, arrested in the Election Commission bribery case, today sought bail in a special court here on the ground of parity with AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran. The police, however, opposed the bail plea of Sukesh Chandrashekar, saying he was involved in 21 cases, majority of which are related to […]

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Symbol case: Court seeks police reply on bail plea of accused

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A Special court today sought a response from Delhi Police on the bail application of an alleged middleman arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry issued a notice to Delhi Police’s Crime Branch on the plea and posted the matter for arguments […]

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SC seeks reply from Assam govt on IPS officer’s bail plea

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The Supreme Court has sought the Assam government’s response on a bail plea by suspended IPS officer N Rajamarthandan, accused of providing information to a member of a socio-political organisation flouting RTI Act rules. A vacation bench of justices M M Shantanagoudar and Deepak Gupta issued notice to the state government and listed the matter […]

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Journo accused of abetting suicide of jawan gets bail

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The Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a woman journalist booked for abetting the suicide of an army jawan and also under the Official Secrets Act after observing that prima facie no offence is made out against the accused. Justice Revati Mohite Dere on April 26 granted anticipatory bail to Poonam Agarwal, a […]

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Delhi HC denies bail to LIC agent in PMLA case involving Virbhadra

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The Delhi High Court today denied bail to LIC agent Anand Chauhan in a money laundering case involving Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and others. “I have dismissed this petition (bail application),” Justice Vipin Sanghi said. Chauhan is in judicial custody since his arrest in July last year. During the hearing on his bail […]

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Matang Sinh’s bail prayer rejected

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The Calcutta High Court today rejected the bail prayer by former Union Minister Matang Sinh, an accused in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. A division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapas Mookherjee rejected the bail prayer of Sinh, who sought to be enlarged as he had been in custody for […]

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Calcutta HC rejects bail application of former ED officer

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The Calcutta High Court today rejected the anticipatory bail application of former Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer Manoj Kumar in connection with a case of alleged extortion. A division bench comprising Justice Nadira Patheriya and Justice D P Dey rejected the anticipatory bail prayer of Kumar, who apprehended arrest in connection with a case of alleged […]

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DDCA case: Kejriwal appears, gets bail

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Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today granted bail by a Delhi court in a criminal defamation case filed by DDCA and cricketer-turned-politician Chetan Chauhan. Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra gave the relief to Kejriwal as he appeared before the court after the judge insisted on the chief minister’s presence. Kejriwal, who reached court at 3:40 pm, […]

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Accused directed to fill water tanks kept for animals for bail

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In an unusual order, a court today asked a man accused of poaching to fill water tanks kept for animals for a month as a condition for releasing him on bail. Selvaraj (35) was arrested on February 20 near Annur in the rural limits for possessing venison and was lodged in the Central Jail here […]

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Accused directed to remove karuvelam trees for bail

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In an unusual bail condition, an assault case accused was today ordered by a court here to remove 100 ‘karuvelam’ (prosopis) trees, considered harmful to the ecosystem. The order comes amid action being taken by officials to remove the invasive species trees in 13 southern districts of Tamil Nadu following a Madras High Court directive […]

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Filmmaker given bail in Saradha chit fund scam

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Calcutta High Court today granted bail to Assamese singer and filmmaker Sadanand Gogoi, who has been in jail for nearly 30 months after being arrested by CBI in connection with the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. A division bench of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice T Mookherjee granted bail to Gogoi on two […]

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SC denies bail to Asaram in sexual assault case

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The Supreme Court today refused to grant regular and interim bail on medical grounds to religious figure Asaram in a sexual assault case registered in Rajasthan. The bench headed by Chief Justice S Khehar also rejected an interim bail plea on health grounds in another sexual offence case lodged in Gujarat. “The instant plea is […]

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1984 riots case: SIT moves HC for cancellation of bail to Sajjan Kumar

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The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today moved the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted by the trial court to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a case of killing of three Sikhs. Justice S P Garg, before whom the plea came up for hearing, asked SIT how […]

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“Lower judiciary should give bail on personal bond”

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In order to avoid overcrowding of prisons, the lower judiciary needs to be sensitised to allow inmates, already granted bail in minor offences, to be enlarged on personal bond if they cannot arrange a surety, Delhi government told the High Court today. The submission was made by Delhi government’s senior standing counsel Rahul Mehra before […]

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Demonetisation fraud: pvt banker’s bail plea junked

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A private bank officer, arrested in a case of alleged irregularities related to the conversion of old currency and supply of new notes, has been denied bail by a Delhi court which said he might tamper with evidence and hamper the investigation if granted the relief. The court also noted that the investigation in the […]

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Chopper scam: Delhi HC to hear CBI’s pleas against bail

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Arguments on CBI’s pleas seeking cancellation of bail granted to former IAF chief S P Tyagi and two others in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case would be heard on January 25, the Delhi High Court said today. CBI’s pleas, challenging the bail granted by a trial court to S P Tyagi, his cousin Sanjeev Tyagi […]

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US woman gangrape case: Accused denied bail

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A Delhi court today dismissed the bail application of one of the four men arrested for allegedly raping a US tourist in a 5-star hotel here last year. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Kapoor denied the relief to accused Vivek Srivastava, who was working in the hotel when the crime was allegedly committed. The court rejected […]

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Chopper deal: HC notice to Tyagi on CBI plea against his bail

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Delhi High Court today sought the response of ex-IAF chief S P Tyagi, who is on bail after being arrested in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, on CBI’s plea challenging his bail claiming its probe would be “hampered” if he remains out. Justice Vipin Sanghi issued notice to Tyagi, who was arrested on December 9 and […]

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