Lower courts allow bail to 29,291 accused through virtual hearing
Published : Thursday, 6 May, 2021 at 6:44 PM Count : 212
Lower courts and tribunals across the country in the last 17 working days have granted bail to 29,291 accused after hearing their pleas virtually.
Supreme Court spokesperson and High Court Division Special Officer Md Saifur Rahman said the lower courts and tribunals across the country in the last 17 working days have disposed of 54,969 bail pleas and allowed bail to 29,291 accused.
“Of the total number of accused those who were granted bail in the last 17 days, 388 were juvenile. The lower courts and tribunals on May 5 disposed of 3,087 bail pleas and allowed bail to 1,447 accused,” he added.
Including the latest figures, the total number of bail pleas disposed of by the lower courts and tribunal across the country since the start of the corona pandemic is 2, 02,308. Against these pleas, 1, 01,520 accused have been granted bail through virtual hearing during a total 75 working days.