Read more about the article Whether Sec 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 empowers to grant anticipatory bail by any High Court or Court of Sessions within the Country irrespective of the Place of Commission of Offence | High Court of J&K and Ladakh
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Whether Sec 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 empowers to grant anticipatory bail by any High Court or Court of Sessions within the Country irrespective of the Place of Commission of Offence | High Court of J&K and Ladakh

The Bench of Justice Mohan Lal has observed that the High Court having the territorial/geographical limits where the offences are allegedly committed has the power/jurisdiction u/s 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure for granting anticipatory bail, and High Court of each State shall exercise its powers within the State without encroaching upon or interfering within the jurisdiction of other High Courts.

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Read more about the article High Court has inherent powers to grant pre-arrest bail and bar against Anticipatory Bail under Section 18 of the SC/ST Act can be invoked if a prima facie case is made out.
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High Court has inherent powers to grant pre-arrest bail and bar against Anticipatory Bail under Section 18 of the SC/ST Act can be invoked if a prima facie case is made out.

The Court while hearing a bail application has observed that the High Court has inherent powers to grant pre-arrest bail in appropriate cases and bar against Anticipatory Bail under Section 18 of the SC/ST Act could only be invoked if a prima facie case is made out.

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Accused person cannot be compelled to produce or submit incriminating material to the investigating agency | J&K High Court

The Court while allowing the petition observed that arrest of accused may be required for effective investigation of crime, but the same cannot be a substitute for post-trial punishment. After all, an accused is presumed to be innocent until proven guilty. Even on merits, what is found by the respondents is possession of disproportionate assets without there being, prima facie, mens rea to pass it off as untainted property.

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