Unknown vs State Of Gujarat on 12 September, 2017

R/CR.MA/21049/2017 ORDER

IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD

CRIMINAL MISC.APPLICATION (FOR REGULAR BAIL) NO. 21049 of 2017

PANDYA KIRANDEV BALUBHAI….Applicant(s)
Versus
STATE OF GUJARAT….Respondent(s)

Appearance:
MR VIVEK V BHAMARE, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MR VN BHAMARE, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MS JIRGA JHAVERI ADDITIONAL PUBLIC PROSECUTOR for the
Respondent(s) No. 1

CORAM: HONOURABLE MR.JUSTICE G.R.UDHWANI

Date : 12/09/2017

ORAL ORDER

1. Heard learned advocate for the applicant and learned APP for the 

respondent­State.

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

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

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

FIR   came   to   be   registered   at   C.R.   No.I­   36   of   2017   with   Visnagar 

Taluka Police Station.

3. Having considered the rival contentions it appears that the victim 

is stated to have committed suicide on account of harassment meted 

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out  to her for  delivering  female  baby  against  the  expectations  of the 

accused persons’ who wanted her to deliver the male baby. The FIR 

and the charge­sheet papers contain the averments that time and again 

the   victim   used   to   go   to   her   parental   house   in   disapproval   of   the 

harassment   meted   out   to   her.   However   the   learned   counsel   for   the 

petitioner would contend that nowhere in the material collected by the 

investigating   agency,   the   nature   of   harassment   as   required   under 

Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code read with section 306 thereof is 

demonstrated,  for the purpose of holding the petitioner guilty of the said 

offence.

4. Having regard to the overall circumstances, in the opinion of this 

Court the case for admitting the petitioner to bail is made out.

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

released on bail in connection with C.R No.I­ 36 of 2017 registered with 

Visnagar   Taluka   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;

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(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. 

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.

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(G.R.UDHWANI, J.)

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