Feb 27, 2022

Getting bail during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Supreme Court has temporarily suspended an order of the Allahabad High Court which said that fear of death from Covid-19 could be a reason to grant anticipatory bail. The Supreme Court said that courts must consider bail applications on their legal merits, like the nature and seriousness of the offence.

To know more about how courts grant bail, read here. To know more about Covid-19, read our explainer.