IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 9TH DAY OF JANUARY, 2018
THE HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE BUDIHAL R.B.
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.10053 OF 2017
S/O. LATE LAKSHMANACHAR,
AGED ABOUT 30 YEARS,
RESIDING AT KITTAGANAHALLI VILLAGE,
BENGALURU RURAL DISTRICT.
(BY SRI R. V. SHIVANANDAREDDY, ADV.)
STATE OF KARNATAKA
BY HEBBAGODI POLICE,
REPRESENTED BY STATION PUBLIC PROSECUTOR,
HIGH COURT BUILDING,
(BY SRI K. NAGESHWARAPPA, H.C.G.P.)
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION IS FILED UNDER SECTION
439 OF CR.P.C. PRAYING TO ENLARGE THE PETITIONER ON
BAIL IN CRIME NO.276/2014 (S.C.NO.5003/2015) OF
HEBBAGODI POLICE STATION, BANGALORE DISTRICT, FOR
THE OFFENCES P/U/S. 498-A AND 304-B OF I.P.C. AND
SECTION 3 AND 4 OF THE DOWRY PROHIBITION ACT.
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION IS COMING ON FOR
ORDERS, THIS DAY, THE COURT MADE THE FOLLOWING:
This petition is filed by the petitioner / accused
seeking his release on bail for the offences punishable
Act, 1961, registered by the respondent – Police Station in
2. Heard the arguments of the learned counsel for
the petitioner / accused and also the learned High Court
Government Pleader for the respondent – State.
3. I have perused the grounds urged in the bail
petition, F.I.R., complaint and other materials placed on
4. It goes to show that earlier this Court granted
bail to the petitioner herein by imposing conditions. The
averments made in the bail petition go to show that on
6-6-2017 as the petitioner was not keeping well, he was
not present before the Court. He informed his Advocate
to file necessary application, but no such application was
filed. Therefore, he was again taken to custody because
he violated the conditions of bail application and remained
5. Looking to the grounds mentioned in the bail
petition and reasons for non-appearance, I am of the
opinion that one more opportunity to be given.
Accordingly, the petition is allowed.
The petitioner / accused is ordered to be released on
bail for the offences punishable under Sections 498A,
registered by the respondent – Police Station in Crime
No.276/2014, subject to the following conditions:-
(i) Petitioner shall execute a personal
bond for a sum of Rs.1,00,000/-
(Rupees one lakh only) with one
solvent surety for the likesum to the
satisfaction of the concerned Court;
(ii) Petitioner shall not directly or
indirectly tamper with any of the
prosecution witnesses; and
(iii) Petitioner shall appear before the
concerned Court regularly.