Pandya Daxaben Prakashbhai vs State Of Gujarat on 18 July, 2017

R/CR.MA/14751/2017 ORDER

IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD

CRIMINAL MISC.APPLICATION (FOR ANTICIPATORY BAIL) NO. 14751 of
2017

PANDYA DAXABEN PRAKASHBHAI….Applicant(s)
Versus
STATE OF GUJARAT….Respondent(s)

Appearance:
MR VIVEK V BHAMARE, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MR VN BHAMARE, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MR. L.R. PUJARI, ADDL. PUBLIC PROSECUTOR for the Respondent(s) No. 1

CORAM: HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE G.R.UDHWANI

Date : 18/07/2017

ORAL ORDER

1. This application is filed seeking bail under Section 438
of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 in respect of the
offences punishable under Sections 498A, 306 and 114 of the
Indian Penal Code for which an FIR being I-C.R. No. 36 of 2017
came to be registered with Visnagar Taluka Police Station,
Mehsana on 2.5.2017.

2. Learned advocate appearing on behalf of the
applicant would submit that considering the nature of offence,
the applicant may be enlarged on anticipatory bail by imposing
suitable conditions.

3. On the other hand, the learned APP appearing for
the respondent-State has opposed this application to the
nature and gravity of the offence.

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4. This Court has heard the learned Advocates
appearing for the respective parties and perused the

investigation papers. Considering the fact that the applicant is
suffering from polio with 50% disability as indicated in the
medical certificate placed on record by the learned counsel for
the applicant, the applicant is admitted to anticipatory bail.

5. Learned Advocate for the applicant on instructions
states that the applicant is ready and willing to abide by all the
conditions, including impositions of conditions with regard to
the powers of Investigating Agency to file an application before
the competent court for his remand. He would further submit
that upon filing of such application by the Investigating
Agency, the right of applicant accused to oppose such
application on merits may be kept open.

6. In the result, this application is allowed. It is
directed that in the event of arrest of the applicant herein in
connection with the FIR being I-C.R. No. 36 of 2017 registered
with Visnagar Taluka Police Station, Mehsana, the applicant
shall be released on bail on her furnishing a personal bond of
Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousands only) with one surety of the
like amount on the following conditions that she shall:

(a) cooperate with the investigation and make
herself available for interrogation whenever
required;

(b) remain present at the concerned Police Station
on 21.7.2017 between 11.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.;

(c) not directly or indirectly make any inducement,
threat or promise to any person acquainted with the
fact of the case so as to dissuade him/them from

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disclosing such facts to the court or to any police
officer;

(d) not obstruct or hamper the police investigation
and not to play mischief with the evidence collected
or yet to be collected by the police;

(e) at the time of execution of bond, furnish the
address to the investigating officer and the court
concerned and shall not change her residence till
the final disposal of the case till further orders;

(f) not leave India without the permission of the
Court and if having passport, shall deposit the same
before the Trial Court within a week; and

(g) it would be open to the Investigating Officer to
file an application for remand if he considers it
proper and just and the learned Magistrate would
decide the same on merits;

7. Despite this order, it would be open for the
Investigating Agency to apply to the competent Magistrate, for
Police remand of the applicant. The applicant shall remain
present before the learned Magistrate on the first date of
hearing of such application and on all subsequent occasions,
as may be directed by the learned Magistrate. This would be
sufficient to treat the accused in the judicial custody for the
purpose of entertaining application of the prosecution for
police remand. This is, however, without prejudice to the right
of the accused to seek stay against an order of remand, if,
ultimately, granted, and the power of the learned Magistrate to

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consider such a request in accordance with law. It is clarified
that the applicant, even if, remanded to the Police custody,
upon completion of such period of Police remand, shall be set
free immediately, subject to other conditions of this
anticipatory bail order.

8. At the trial, the Trial Court shall not be influenced
by the prima-facie observations made by this Court while
enlarging the applicant on bail. Rule is made is made
absolute.

Direct service is permitted.

(G.R.UDHWANI, J.)
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