A 139 08.01.2019
C.R.M. 11480 of 2018
In the matter of : An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 14.12.2018 in connection with
Purba Burdwan Women P.S. Case No. 269 of 2018 dated 22.10.2018
under Sections 498A/307/34/306 of the Indian Penal Code.
In the matter of : Anil Gadi Anr.
… … petitioners
Mr. Syed Nurul Arefin
… … for the petitioners
Mr. Imran Ali,
Mr. Sk. Arif Hossain
… … for the State
The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with Purba
Burdwan Women P.S. Case No. 269 of 2018 dated 22.10.2018 under
Sections 498A/307/34/306 of the Indian Penal Code.
The petitioners are the parents-in-law of the victim who apparently
The State produces the case diary and there is a statement recorded
under Section 161 of the Code to the effect that the victim set herself
ablaze. A subsequent dying declaration before an attending doctor
corroborates the earlier statement.
Considering the material against petitioners and the extent of these
petitioners’ involvement in the incident which led to the unnatural death of
the victim, there may not be any need to take them into custody at this
In the event of arrest, the petitioners will be granted 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 as laid down in Section 438(2) of the Code of Criminal
Procedure, 1973. In addition, the petitioners are directed to meet the
investigating officer at such time and place as may be specified by the
concerned police officer, till the investigation is completed.
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed subject to the conditions
as indicated above.
Certified copies of this order be immediately made available to the
petitioners, subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
(Suvra Ghosh, J.) (Sanjib Banerjee, J.)