Sri. Srinivas S vs The State Of Karnataka on 2 August, 2017

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

DATED THIS THE 2ND DAY OF AUGUST 2017

BEFORE

THE HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE RATHNAKALA

CRIMINAL PETITION NO.5612/2017

BETWEEN:

SRI SRINIVAS S.
S/O SRI SHIVARAJ P.
OCC: PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT
AGED ABOUT 45 YEARS
RESIDING AT NO.59, 1ST CROSS
KODIGEHALLI MAIN ROAD
SRI SATHYA SAI BABA LAYOUT
K.R.PURAM
BENGALURU – 560 036. …PETITIONER

(BY SRI CHANDRASHEKARA K.A., ADV.)

AND:

THE STATE OF KARNATAKA
BY THE KRISHNARAJAPURAM POLICE
STATION, BANGALORE CITY
REP. BY ITS
STATE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA
BANGALORE – 560 001. …RESPONDENT

(BY SRI S.VISHWAMURTHY, HCGP.)

THIS CRIMINAL PETITION IS FILED UNDER SECTION 439
OF CR.P.C., PRAYING TO ENLARGE THE PETITIONER ON BAIL IN
CR.NO.233/2017 OF K.R.PURAM P.S., BANGALORE FOR THE
OFFENCE P/U/S 306 R/W 34 OF IPC.

THIS CRIMINAL PETITION COMING ON FOR ORDERS THIS
DAY, THE COURT MADE THE FOLLOWING:
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ORDER

Petitioner is in judicial custody in Crime

No.233/2017 registered by the respondent/Police in

respect of the offence under Section 306 read with

Section 34 of IPC. During the pendency of this petition,

charge sheet is submitted to the court in respect of the

offences under Sections 306, 498A read with Section 34

of IPC.

2. The case of the prosecution is, the deceased

Sudha was married to the petitioner for 14 years and was

separated from him. Divorce petition is pending between

them. On 16.5.2017, she insisted the petitioner and his

parents to send her son with her for which they refused.

She was manhandled on the road and incited to die.

Frustrated by the same, she committed suicide by

hanging leaving behind the death note.
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3. Since the prosecution case requires to be proved

by circumstantial evidence, the investigation since

complete and the co-accused are granted anticipatory

bail, there is no impediment to allow the petition.

Petition is allowed. Petitioner is enlarged on bail in

Crime No.233/2017 registered by the respondent/Police,

subject to the following conditions:

(i) He shall execute a self bond for a sum of
Rs.1,00,000/- with one surety for the likesum
to the satisfaction of the concerned Court.

(ii) He shall attend the Court regularly on all
hearing dates;

(iii) He shall not threaten the prosecution
witnesses.

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JUDGE
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