G Selvakumar v. State Of Tamil Nadu, Special Leave to Appeal (Cri) No. 4202-4203/2020
Court: Supreme Court of India
Issue: The High Court dismissed the bail application of the Petitioner on the ground that the Petitioner did not abide by the undertaking given by him, while being released on interim bail, to settle the matter and has submitted that he is no position to make any payment. The order of High Court was challenged before the Apex Court.
Held: High Court ought to have heard the bail application on merits and ought not to have dismissed the same on the ground that the Petitioner has gone back of the promise made to the High Court while seeking the interim bail from the Court.