New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court Monday ruled that the bail cannot be cancelled without informing the accused in advance. It said the accused should get the chance of being heard.
Live Law reported that with this decision, the HC has set aside the verdict of Sessions Judge, Raebareli in which, the latter cancelled the bail granted earlier to Rajendra Kumar and 2 others in connection with a criminal case.
The HC said that the Sessions Judge cancelled the bail without notifying the accused people which is a flagrant violation of Supreme Court’s ruling.
It said the cancellation order did not provide sufficient opportunity to the accused of hearing.
In this case, the Sessions Judge of Raebareli had granted bail to the accused on November 22 last year. However, the bail was cancelled the Sessions Judge was informed that the accused had allegedly threatened the witnesses to refrain from prosecuting the case.