IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 220 OF 2015 (ARISING OUT OF SLP (CRL.) NO.7506 OF 2014) DR. VINOD BHANDARI VERSUS STATE OF M.P.

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION
CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 220 OF 2015
(ARISING OUT OF SLP (CRL.) NO.7506 OF 2014)
DR. VINOD BHANDARI …APPELLANT
VERSUS
STATE OF M.P. …RESPONDENT

Main contention advanced on behalf of the appellant is that the appellant has already been in custody for about one year and there is no prospect of commencement of trial in the near future. Even investigation is not likely to be completed before March 15, 2015.There are about 516 accused and large number of witnesses and documents. Thus, the trial will take long time. In these circumstances, the appellant cannot be kept in custody for indefinite period before his guilt is established by acceptable evidence….read more