HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 43
Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL APPLICATION No. – 28094 of 2019
Applicant :- Bablu
Opposite Party :- State of U.P. and Another
Counsel for Applicant :- Udai Bhan Singh,Avanish Pratap Singh
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.,Sunil Kumar Gaur
Hon’ble Pankaj Naqvi,J.
Counter on behalf of the State is taken on record.
Learned counsel for the applicant does not propose to file any rejoinder.
Heard Sri Avanish Pratap Singh, learned counsel for applicant, Sri D.P.S. Chauhan, the learned A.G.A for the State and perused the record.
Applicant- Bablu seeks bail in Case Crime No.1228/2018, under Section 377 IPC andn 3/4 of the POCSO Act, P.S. Jagdishpura, Agra.
It is submitted by learned counsel for the applicant that both parties live in the adjoining houses wherein water and electricity are supplied to the informant from the house of the applicant and when the dues of 6 months was demanded, present FIR for ulterior motives was lodged, applicant claims to have no previous criminal history, is in jail since 22.12.2018, undertakes not to misuse the liberty of bail, trial is not likely to be concluded in the near future, he be enlarged on bail.
Learned AGA has opposed the prayer for bail but could not demonstrate anything contrary to the above submission.
Considering the facts and circumstances of the case as also the contentions noted above, am inclined to enlarge the applicant on bail.
Let the applicant involved in aforesaid case be released on bail on furnishing a personal bond and two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the court concerned with the following conditions which are being imposed in the interest of justice:-
(i) The applicant shall file an undertaking to the effect that he shall not seek any adjournment on the dates fixed for evidence when the witnesses are present in court. In case of default of this condition, it shall be open for the trial court to treat it as abuse of liberty of bail and pass orders in accordance with law.
(ii) The applicant shall remain present before the trial court on each date fixed, either personally or through his counsel. In case of his absence, without sufficient cause, the trial court may proceed against him under Section 229-A of the Indian Penal Code.
(iii) In case, the applicant misuses the liberty of bail during trial and in order to secure his presence proclamation under Section 82 Cr.P.C. is issued and the applicant fails to appear before the court on the date fixed in such proclamation, then, the trial court shall initiate proceedings against him, in accordance with law, under Section 174-A of the Indian Penal Code.
(iv) The applicant shall remain present, in person, before the trial court on the dates fixed for (i) opening of the case, (ii) framing of charge and (iii) recording of statement under Section 313 Cr.P.C. If in the opinion of the trial court absence of the applicant is deliberate or without sufficient cause, then it shall be open for the trial court to treat such default as abuse of liberty of bail and proceed against him in accordance with law.
Order Date :- 3.12.2019