SB C.R.M. 5755 of 2017
In Re:- An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code
of Criminal Procedure filed on 20.06.2017.
In the matter of : Lans Naik Raghuvansh Singh
Mr. Sandipan Ganguly,
Mr. Debanjan Das,
Mr. Ranjit Singh …for the petitioners.
Mr. Sourav Chatterjee,
Ms. Sayanti Santra …for the State.
Ms. Suchitra Sinha Chatterjee………for the defacto-complainant.
Apprehending arrest in course of investigation of Phansidewa P.S.
F.I.R. No. 33/2017 dated 23.01.2017 under Sections
498A/449/494/495/307/120B/34 of the Indian Penal Code read with
Sections 3/4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, the petitioner has applied for
Having heard learned advocates for the parties and on perusal of
the materials in the case diary, we are of the considered view that
custodial interrogation of the petitioner is not necessary for effective and
meaningful progress of investigation of the FIR and that he is entitled to
direction, as prayed for in this application, subject to stringent
Accordingly, C.R.M. 5755 of 2017 stands allowed with the direction
that in the event of arrest of the petitioner, he shall be released on bail
upon furnishing bond of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand), with two
sureties of like amount each, one of whom must be local, to the
satisfaction of the arresting officer and subject to the condition that he
will not enter the jurisdictional limits of Darjeeling District except for the
purpose of meeting the investigating officer, as and when called for, and
for attending proceedings before the Court, and the other conditions as
laid down in sub-section (2) of Section 438 of the Code of Criminal
(Dipankar Datta, J.)
(Debi Prosad Dey, J.)