Ravi N B @ Boodesh vs State Of Karnataka on 12 October, 2017

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

DATED THIS THE 12th DAY OF OCTOBER 2017

BEFORE

THE HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE RATHNAKALA

CRIMINAL PETITION NO.7687/2017

BETWEEN:

RAVI N.B. @ BOODESH
AGED ABOUT 38 YEARS
S/O LATE BASAVAIAH
RESIDING AT NITTURU VILLAGE
SALAGAME HOBLI
HASSAN TALUK AND DISTRICT – 573 219.
…PETITIONER

(BY SRI SHIVARAMU H.C., ADV.)

AND:

STATE OF KARNATAKA
MADANAYAKANAHALLI POLICE STATION
BENGALURU – 560 009. …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.398/2017 OF MADANAYAKANAHALLY P.S., BANGALORE
DISTRICT FOR THE OFFENCES P/U/S 498A, 307, 507 R/W 34 OF
IPC.

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

Heard the learned counsel appearing for the

petitioner/accused and the learned High Court Government

Pleader appearing for the respondent-State.

2. The petitioner is in judicial custody since

1.9.2017 in Cr.No.398/2017 registered by the respondent-

police in respect of the offences under sections 498-A, 307,

507 r/w section 34 of IPC.

3. The allegation is, the petitioner was married to

the complainant during the year 2002. They have a son

aged 13 years. For the last two years, the petitioner

developed illicit relationship with a third person and

harassed the complainant. He was insisting for money. He

had intention to marry another woman. Despite advise by

her elders, he did not rectify himself. For the last 15 days

he inflicted physical and mental cruelty on her and while

she was alone in the house on the night of 20.8.2017, he
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pressed her neck, assaulted with a belt, thus attempted to

finish her off.

4. Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that

the complainant is residing in her parental house at

Bengaluru and she has abandoned the matrimonial home

for the last three months. The Investigating Officer did not

seek for the police custody of the petitioner subsequent to

his arrest. The petitioner undertakes not to approach or

threaten the complainant for whatever reason.

5. Having regard to the nature of the allegation,

his continuation in judicial custody is not warranted for the

purpose of further investigation.

Hence, the petition is allowed. Petitioner is enlarged

on bail in Crime No.398/2017 of respondent-police, subject

to the following conditions:

(i) He shall execute a self bond for a sum of
Rs.50,000/- with one surety for the
likesum to the satisfaction of the
concerned Court.

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(ii) He shall not threaten the complainant and
other prosecution witnesses for whatever
reason.

(iii) He shall co-operate with the Investigating
Officer during further course of
investigation.

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JUDGE
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