On Thursday(01.10.2020) Hon’ble Justice Rajeev Misra of Allahabad High Court, rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by the accused charged of counterfeiting notes.
The Court observed that the crime committed by the accused may disrupt the Economy of the Country..
Brief Facts of the Case:-
Charges under sections 489-A, 489-B, 489-C, 489-D of the Indian Penal Code were levelled against the accused Mr Sameer Khan.
An anticipatory bail application was filed by the counsel of the accused Mr Hari Nath Chaubey before the Allahabad High Court.
Reasoning and decision of the Court
Hon’ble Justice Rajeev Misra who heard the matter opined that the alleged crime committed by the accused(appellant) was an economic offence which might disrupt the economy of the country. He also observed that as the accused has allegedly committed a crime against society, anticipatory bail cannot be given to him.
Accordingly, the application for anticipatory bail filed by the accused was rejected by the Court.
Title: Criminal Misc Anticipatory Bail Application U/S 438 Cr.P.C. No. – 6413 Of 2020
Case No.: Sameer Khan vs State of U.P.
Date of Order: 201.10.2020
Coram: Hon’ble Mr. Justice Rajeev Misra
Advocates: Hari Nath Chaubey (Petitioner Counsel) and GA