Vaghari (Devipujak) Vijaybhai @ … vs State Of Gujarat on 30 August, 2017

R/CR.MA/20680/2017 ORDER

IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD

CRIMINAL MISC.APPLICATION (FOR REGULAR BAIL) NO. 20680 of 2017

VAGHARI (DEVIPUJAK) VIJAYBHAI @ GANDABHAI GUGABHAI
2….Applicant(s)
Versus
STATE OF GUJARAT….Respondent(s)

Appearance:
MR PRATIK B BAROT, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1 – 3
MS. JIRGA JHAVERI, APP, for the Respondent(s) No. 1

CORAM: HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE G.R.UDHWANI

Date : 30/08/2017
ORAL ORDER

1. This   application   is   filed   seeking   bail   under   Section   439   of   the 

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 in respect of the offences punishable 

under Sections 306, 498A, 323 and 114 of the Indian Penal Code for 

which    FIR  came  to be registered  at C.R.  No.I­8 of 2017  with  Ladol 

Police Station.

2. Learned advocate for the applicant submitted that except vague 

and   general   allegations   about   the   deceased   being   scolded   for 

unsatisfactory  household work as well as for her alleged illicit relation 

with somebody, no specific case for making out offence under Section 

306  of  the   IPC   has  been  pleaded  in  the  FIR   and  other  investigation 

papers; the bail is therefore sought.

3. Learned   APP   submitted   that   very   serious   crime   under   Section 

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306 of the IPC has been committed by the applicant. It was submitted 

that impeaching the character of a married woman, without any material 

against her is the serious most act of the accused which was sufficient 

for the abetment of suicide. Bail is thus opposed by the learned APP.

4. Having  considered  the rival  contentions  and without expressing 

any opinion in detail; no reasons are sought for the same, this Court 

deems it appropriate to admit the applicant to bail. 

5. Hence, this application is allowed and applicant is ordered to be 

released on bail in connection with I­CR No.8 of 2017 registered with 

Ladol Police Station on executing a bond of Rs.10,000/­ (Rupees Ten 

Thousand only) with one surety of the like amount to the satisfaction of 

the trial Court and subject to the conditions that he shall;

(a) not take undue advantage of liberty or misuse liberty;

(b) not   act   in   a   manner   injurious   to   the   interest   of   the 
prosecution;

(c) surrender   his   passport,   if   any,   to   the   lower   court   within   a 
week;

(d) not leave the territory of India without prior permission of the 
Sessions Judge concerned;

(e) mark   presence   in   the   concerned   police   station   once   in   a 
calendar month.

(f) furnish the present address of residence along with the proof 
to the   Investigating Officer concerned  and also to the trial 
court at the time of execution of the bond and shall indicate 
change of residential address if any to the trial court. 

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6. The competent authority will release the applicants only if he is 

not required in connection with any other offence for the time being.

6.1 If   breach   of   any   of   the   above   conditions   is   committed,   the 

Sessions Judge concerned will be free to take appropriate action in the 

matter. 

6.2 Bail   bond   to   be   executed   before   the   lower   court   having 

jurisdiction to try the case. 

6.3 It will be open for the concerned Court to delete, modify and/or relax
any of the above conditions in accordance with law.

6.4 At   the   trial,   the   trial   court   shall   not   be   influenced   by   the 

observations   of   preliminary   nature,   qua   the   evidence   at   this   stage, 

made by this Court while enlarging the applicants on bail.

7.   Rule   made   absolute   to   the   aforesaid   extent.   Direct   service   is 

permitted. 

(G.R.UDHWANI, J.)
siddharth

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