Ashok Sandeep Singh vs State Of Uttar Pradesh SLP(Crl) 3314 Of 2024 – Bail – Surety Amount Unreasonably High

Bail– The purpose of directing an accused who has been released on bail to furnish surety is to ensure that the accused is present to answer further proceedings including at the trial. Determining the amount of surety at an unreasonably high amount effectively defeats the very purpose of the grant of bail and infringes the right to life and personal liberty of the accused protected by Article 21 of the Constitution. (Para 4)

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