“To turn down a party who has been given bail and refuse to release him on this specious plea is completely unacceptable.”

To turn down a party who has been given bail and refuse to release him on this specious plea is completely unacceptable.”
Delhi High Court to Delhi District Court

A plea was filed before the high court challenging the decision of the District Court on not allowing bail due the reason of not providing an authenticated soft copy of high court order. The appellant had filed a bail application under section 482 of Cr.P.C which was approved by the Delhi High Court.It was contended by the appellant that such order was downloaded from the official website of Delhi High Court.

The High Court further pointed out that even if the district court judge felt that such order was fabricated, he still had the option of consulting the judicial branch of the high court of the High Court.

The court also observed that,
“During the lockdown period and even otherwise, it is a matter of common
knowledge that orders are uploaded on the official website of the Delhi High
Court”
Rahul Babbar v. CBI
CRL.A 215/2020

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