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Rakesh Singh   25 November 2022

Section 437 (6) CrPc

Section 437 (6) If, in any case triable by a Magistrate, the trial of a person accused of any non- bailable offence is not concluded within a period of sixty days from the first date fixed for taking evidence in the case, such person shall, if he is in custody during the whole of the said period, be released on bail to the ...

What is the Current Status of this Section if all the above conditions meets for the default bail under Section 437 (6)?

Any major landmark Judegment or law in support of this Section?


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Pradipta Nath (Advocate)     26 November 2022

Bail can be applied under this provision, but still in practical the Magistrate has ample power to reject it, but in most cases bail is granted with higher amount of surety. There are different judgements, but the conclusion is that this section is providing any absolute right for bail to the accused.

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