IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 05TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2017
THE HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE RATHNAKALA
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.5611/2017
D/o Sri. P.Shivaram,
W/o Rama Rao,
Aged about 43 years,
Residing at No.59, 1st Cross,
Kodigehalli Main Road,
Sri. Sathya Sai Baba Layout,
Bengaluru – 560 036.
Presently at No.648,
1st Floor, Venkateshwara Arcade,
8th Main, 8th Cross,
Bengaluru – 560 021.
(By Sri. K.A.Chandrashekara, Advocate)
The State of Karnataka
By the Krishnarajapuram Police
Station, Bangalore City,
Rep. by its State Public
High Court of Karnataka,
Bengaluru – 560 001.
(By Sri. S. Vishwamurthy, HCGP)
This criminal petition is filed under Section 438 of
Cr.P.C praying to enlarge the petitioner on bail in the
event of her arrest in Crime 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:
Heard the learned counsel for the petitioner and
the learned High Court Government Pleader for the
2. The petitioner apprehends her arrest by the
respondent-police in Crime No.233/2017 in respect of
offences punishable under Section 306 r/w 34 of IPC.
The case is registered against one Srinivas and his
family. During the pendency of the petition,
chargesheet is said to have been submitted to the Court
in respect of offence under Section 306 and 498A r/w
34 of IPC.
3. The case of the prosecution is, the deceased
was married to the accused No.1-Srinivas 14 years back
and was subsequently separated from him. Divorce
petition is pending between the couple. On 16.05.2017,
she insisted the accused persons to send her son with
her for which they refused. She was man-handled on
the road and incited to die. Frustration by the same,
she committed suicide by hanging herself leaving
behind a death note. The co-accused Nos.2 and 4 are
enlarged on bail by the order of this Court in Criminal
Petition No.5123/2017 and accused No.1 is granted
4. Sri Chandrashekara K.A, learned counsel for
the petitioner submits that if anticipatory bail is granted
for a limited period, she will surrender before the Court
and participate in the proceedings.
5. In the light of the above, petition is allowed.
Petitioner is granted anticipatory bail for a limited
period of three weeks. Within this period, she shall
surrender before the concerned Court and move for
regular bail. Until her bail petition is disposed of
in accordance with law by the concerned Court, the
benefit of this order shall be in force. In the event of her
arrest by the Investigating Officer within above period,
she shall be released on bail subject to the condition on
executing a self bond for a sum of Rs.50,000/-(Rupees
fifty thousand only) with one surety for the likesum.