Sri Mahadeva Swamy vs The State Of Karnataka By on 20 June, 2017

IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

DATED THIS THE 20th DAY OF JUNE 2017

BEFORE

THE HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE RATHNAKALA

CRIMINAL PETITION NO.3756/2017

BETWEEN :

1. Sri.Mahadeva Swamy,
S/o.Shivappa,
Aged about 40 years,
R/o. Harohalli village,
Jayapura Hobli,
Mysuru Taluk District – 570 010.

2. Sri.Murthy H.M.,
S/o.Mallikarjuna H.K.,
Aged about 29 years,
R/o.Harohalli Village,
Jayapura Hobli,
Mysuru Taluk
District – 570 010. …PETITIONERS

(By Sri.R.B.Aneppanavar, Adv.)

AND :

The State of Karnataka, by
Jayapura Police Station,
Mysuru Taluk District – 570 010. …RESPONDENT

(By Sri.S.Vishwamurthy, HCGP)
. . . .

This criminal petition is filed under Section 438
Cr.P.C., praying to enlarge the petitioners on bail in the
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event of their arrest in Crime No.64/2017 of Jayapura
Police Station, Mysuru District for the offence punishable
under Sections 498A, 304B, 302 read with 34 of IPC.

This criminal petition coming on for orders this day,
the Court made the following:

ORDER

The petitioners along with co-accused were arrayed

as accused No.4 and 5 respectively in Crime No.64/2017

registered by the Police in respect of the complaint lodged.

2. The allegation is that the deceased Megha was

married to 1st accused – Harsha Alias Soma. Subsequent

to the marriage, the accused persons being the husband,

in-laws and relatives harassed the deceased for cash

amount of Rs.5,00,000/- and she was threatened of dire

consequences. Consequently, the victim committed suicide

by hanging herself.

3. Learned Counsel for the petitioners submits that

they are not the members of the family of the 1st accused

and they have been falsely implicated. They had not

indulged or joined the petitioner either in harassing or

assaulting the deceased.

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4. The mother-in-law of the deceased is already

enlarged on bail by this Court in Criminal petition

No.33/2017.

Having regard to the said submission, there is no

impediment to allow the petition.

Accordingly, the petition is allowed. Petitioners are

granted anticipatory bail in Crime No.64/2017 for a period

of three weeks subject to the following conditions:

(i) They shall surrender before the respondent-

Investigating Officer within the above said
period.

(ii) In the event of their arrest by the respondent-

Investigating Officer in respect of the above
case, they shall be released on bail on each of
them executing a self bond for a sum of
Rs.1,00,000/- with one surety for the likesum.

Sd/-

JUDGE

SPS

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