C. R. M. 1863 of 2020
In Re: An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal
Procedure filed on 18.02.2020 in connection with Tala Police Station Case No. 17 dated
13.02.2020 under Sections 498A/323/324/506 of the Indian Penal Code.
In Re: Surajit Paul
… … Petitioner
Mr. Shyamal Mukhopadhyay .. Advocate
Ms. Priyanka Chatterjee .. Advocate
… … for the petitioner
Mr. Rana Mukherjee .. Advocate
Ms. Sonali Bhar .. Advocate
… … for the State
Heard the learned advocate appearing for both the parties.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner that he has been falsely implicated in
the instant case out of a matrimonial discord.
Learned advocate appearing for the State produces the case diary and opposes
the prayer for anticipatory bail.
Having considered the materials on record and bearing in mind the nature of
allegations in the light of the aforesaid submission made on behalf of the petitioner and as
the injuries appear to be simple in nature, we are of the opinion that custodial
interrogation of the accused/petitioner may not be necessary in the facts of the present
case and he may be granted anticipatory bail.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest, the accused/petitioner, namely
Surajit Paul, be released on bail upon furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten
thousand only), with two sureties of like amount each, to the satisfaction of the arresting
officer and also be subject to the conditions as laid down under Section 438(2) of the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and on further condition that he shall meet the
Investigating Officer once in a week until further orders. Petitioner shall appear before the
Investigating Agency and hand over his passport, if any, within a fortnight from date. In
the event he does not have a passport, he shall personally appear before the
Investigating Agency and furnish an affidavit to that effect within the time frame mentioned
The application for anticipatory bail is, thus, disposed of.
(Suvra Ghosh, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)