C.R.M. 5553 of 2018
(AD) In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 01/08/2018 in
connection with Contai Women P.S. Case No. 47/2018 dated
20/07/2018 under Sections 498A/324/307/34 of the Indian
In the matter of: Ajit Kumar Das Anr.
Mr. Soumen Kumar Dutta
…for the petitioners.
Mr. Imran Ali
Ms. Debjani Sahu
…for the State.
The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with
Contai Women P.S. Case No. 47/2018 dated 20/07/2018 under
Sections 498A/324/307/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
The petitioners are the elder brother of the victim’s
husband and such brother’s wife, respectively. According to the
petitioners they had nothing to do with the incident complained
The State produces the case diary.
Since it appears that the allegations levelled are primarily
against the husband and the husband is now in custody, there
may not be any need to detain the petitioners herein for their
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioners are
directed to be released on bail upon furnishing a bond of
Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) each, with two sureties
of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) each, one of whom
must be local, to the satisfaction of the Arresting Officer, subject
to the conditions laid down in Section 438(2) of the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1973. In addition, the petitioners will also
report to the Investigating Officer at such time and place as may
be specified by the concerned police officer.
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the
conditions indicated above.
A certified copy of this order be immediately made
available to the petitioners, subject to compliance with all
(Sanjib Banerjee, J.)
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.)