2011 (1) O.J.R. (12)
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
DALVEER BHANDARI & K. S. PANICKER RADHAKRISHNAN, JJ.
Criminal Appeal No. 2271 of 2010. (Arising out of SLP (Crl.) No.7615 of 2009)
Decided on : 02.12.2010
SIDDHARAM SATLINGAPPA MHETRE Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA AND OTHERS
A. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973— Section 438 —Anticipatory bail – Historical perspective, Scope and ambit and principles for grant of anticipatory bail explained
B. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973— Section 438 —Anticipatory bail – Legislative intention — The provision is enacted as the legislature was keen to ensure respect for the personal liberty and also pressed in service the age-old principle that an individual is presumed to be innocent till he is found guilty by the court (Para-17)
Case-law relied on
Joginder Kumar v. State of U.P. and Others (1994)
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