Sri. Dinesh Raj vs State Of Karnataka By … on 27 July, 2017

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

DATED THIS THE 27TH DAY OF JULY 2017

BEFORE

THE HON’ BLE MRS. JUSTICE RATHNAKALA

CRIMINAL PETITION NO.5470 OF 2017

BETWEEN:

Sri. Dinesh Raj
S/o R. Sunder Raj,
Aged about 23 years,
Residing at No.10,
2nd Cross,
Kanakadasa Layout,
Lingarajapuram,
Bengaluru – 560 084. ….PETITIONER.

(By Shri. A. Nancy Prince., Advocate)

AND:

State of Karnataka by
Madhnayakanahalli Police
Nelamangala,
Represented by the
State Public Prosecutor,
High Court of Karnataka,
Bengaluru – 01.
… RESPONDENT.

(By Shri. S.Vishwamurthy, HCGP)

This Criminal petition is filed under Section 439 of
the Cr.P,.C., praying to enlarge the petitioner on bail in
Crime No.245/2017 of Madanayakanahally Police Station,
Bengaluru District, for the offence P/U/S 498A, 304B R/w
34 of IPC.
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This petition coming on for Orders this day, the court
made the following:
ORDER

The petitioner is accused in Crime No.245/2017 in

respect of the offence punishable under Sections. 304-B,

498-A read with 34 of the IPC. He is in judicial custody.

2. The allegation is, petitioner was married to the

deceased -Priya, aged 19 years, on 14/7/2016. At the

time of marriage, dowry of Rs.2,00,000/-, gold, silver and

other household articles were given by the parents of the

deceased and 2-3 months thereafter petitioner and his

mother started torturing the deceased for money. Though

the parents of the deceased gave a gold chain to pacify

them, still they persisted with the harassment. On

1/5/2017, the deceased informed her parents that she is

harassed for dowry. She was brought to the maternal

home on 29/05/2017. When she was alone in the house,

she committed suicide by hanging herself.

3. Having regard to the nature of allegation, it does

not warrant his continued judicial custody for the purpose

of further investigation. The second accused is on bail.
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4. The petition is allowed, subject to the following

conditions:

i) The petitioner is enlarged on bail on executing
a self bond for Rs.50,000/- with one surety for
the likesum to the satisfaction of the concerned
court.

2) He shall appear before the investigating
officer whenever called for during further course
of investigation.

3) He shall not threaten or tamper the
prosecution witnesses.

Sd/-

JUDGE

Msu

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