IN THE HIGH COURT OF JHARKHAND AT RANCHI
B.A. No. 7474 of 2017
Yogendra Singh, sons of Late Ram Kumar Singh, resident of
Village: Deoria, P.O.Daru, P.S.Ichak (Now Daru), District
Hazaribagh …. …… Petitioner
The State of Jharkhand … ….. Opposite Party
CORAM : HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SHREE CHANDRASHEKHAR
For the Petitioner : Mr. Diwakar Jha, Adv.
Mr. Prabhat Kr. Sinha, Adv.
For the State : Mr. Pankaj Kumar, APP
Heard the learned counsels appearing for the parties and
perused the documents on record.
Seeking grant of bail in S.T. No.251 of 2017 the
petitioner has approached this Court. Vide order dated 19.07.2017
passed in B.A. No.5630 of 2017, the petitioner was granted liberty
to approach this Court after framing of the charge. Now, charges
have been framed against the petitioner and other coaccused
persons on 07.09.2017.
Ichak P.S. Case No.228 of 2012 was registered for
offences under sections 147/448/341/323/307/354/504/379 of
the Indian Penal Code.
The incident has occurred in two phases. The persons
who are accused of participating in the second phase of the
incident for which charge has been framed for offence under
section 307 I.P.C. also, all have been granted anticipatory bail by this
Court vide order dated 08.12.2015 passed in A.B.A. No.3931
of 2015 and order dated 04.05.2016 passed in A.B.A. No.929
Insofar as, allegation against the petitioner in the first
part of the incident is concerned, it is alleged that he dragged the
victim inside the room and tried to commit rape upon her. It is also
alleged that he has snatched golden chain of the victim. The offences
punishable under sections 379 and 354 I.P.C. are triable by
Magistrate and for the offence under section 354 I.P.C. maximum
sentence is five years. The petitioner is in custody since 20.06.2017.
Considering the period of custody of the petitioner and
having regard to the facts and circumstances of the case, the
petitioner, Yogendra Singh, is directed to be released on bail on
furnishing bail bond of Rs.10,000/(Rupees ten thousand) with two
sureties of the like amount each, one of the bailers shall be classI
legal heir of the petitioner, to the satisfaction of the learned
Additional Sessions JudgeIX, Hazaribagh in connection with Ichak
P.S. Case No.228 of 2012 corresponding to G.R. No.4845 of
2012(S.T. No.251 of 2017), with the condition that he shall appear
before the trial court regularly during the trial.
The instant application is allowed. Let a copy of the order
be transmitted to the trial Court through ‘Fax’.
(Shree Chandrashekhar, J.)