Anticipatory Bail

What is Anticipatory Bail?

'Anticipatory Bail' means that an individual can get bail in anticipation or in expectation of being arrested.

Who can file for Anticipatory Bail?

Any person named or accused of having committed a non-bailable offence may approach the Court for seeking anticipatory bail.

Why an Anticipatory Bail?

Anticipatory bail is meant to be a safeguard for a person who is falsely accused of an offence.

How can you get an Anticipatory Bail?

The person seeking Anticipatory Bail must file an application before the Court of Sessions or the High Court and based on the gravity and merit of the case, the bail may be granted.