C.R.M. 1499 of 2018
Aloke Court 28
In Re : An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 16.02.2018 in connection
with Monteswar P.S. Case No. 277 of 2017 dated 20.11.2017
under Sections 498A/302/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
In the matter of: Anita Banerjee
Mr. Malay Bhattacharya
… for the petitioner
Mr. Saibal Bapuli, ld. A.P.P
Mr. Arani Bhattacharyya
… for the State
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner that she is the
mother-in-law of the victim-housewife who suffered unnatural
death 15 years after marriage.
Learned counsel for the State opposes the prayer for bail.
Having considered the materials in the case diary and
bearing in mind the extent of complicity of the petitioner in the
alleged crime and in the light of the aforesaid submissions made
on behalf of the petitioner, we are of the opinion that custodial
interrogation of the petitioner is not necessary in the facts of the
case and she may be granted anticipatory bail.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest, the
petitioner shall be released on anticipatory bail upon furnishing
bond of Rs.10,000/-(Rupees Ten Thousand only) with two sureties
of like amount, to the satisfaction of the arresting officer and also
subject to the conditions as laid down under Section 438(2) of the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
The application for anticipatory bail is, accordingly,
Urgent Photostat Certified copy of this order, if applied for,
be supplied expeditiously after complying with all necessary legal
(Ravi Krishan Kapur, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)