IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
THE HONOURABLE MRS. JUSTICE ANNIE JOHN
THURSDAY ,THE 08TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2018 / 17TH KARTHIKA, 1940
Bail Appl..No. 5868 of 2018
CRIME NO. 169/2018 OF CHEEMENI POLICE STATION , KASARGOD
AGED 35 YEARS,
S/O BALAKRISHNAN, UDAYAGIRI, KAYYUR VILLAGE,
CHEEMENI, HOSDURG TALUK.
AGED 58 YEARS, W/O. BALAKRISHNAN,
UDAYAGIRI,KAYYUR VILLAGE,CHEEMENI,HOSDURG TALUK.
BY ADV. SRI.A.ARUNKUMAR
1 STATE OF KERALA
REPRESENTED BY PUBLIC PROSECUTOR,
HIGH COURT OF KERALA, ERNAKULAM – 682 031.
2 THE STATION HOUSE OFFICER,
(CRIME NO.169 OF 2018 OF CHEEMENI POLICE
STATION,KASARAGOD DISTRICT – 671 001)
SRI. D CHANDRASENAN, PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
THIS BAIL APPLICATION HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION ON 08.11.2018,
THE COURT ON THE SAME DAY PASSED THE FOLLOWING:
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The petitioners are the accused in Crime No. 169 of 2018 of
Cheemeni Police Station for an offence punishable under Section 498A
2. The case of the prosecution is as follows:
The marriage between the first accused and the de facto
complainant was solemnised on 09.09.2012 as per the customs and in
the matrimonial house, she was subjected to cruelty, both physically
and mentally, stating that she has no beauty and thereby, they have
committed the aforesaid offence.
3. Heard the learned counsel for the petitioners and the
learned Public Prosecutor.
4. The learned counsel for the petitioners submits that the
petitioners are innocent of the allegations levelled against them.
5. Since the alleged offence arose in connection with
matrimonial dispute and no serious allegations are raised against the
petitioners, I am inclined to grant anticipatory bail to the petitioners.
In the result, this application is allowed and the 2 nd
respondent is directed to enlarge the petitioners on bail in the event of
their arrest on execution of a bond for Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty
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thousand only) each with two solvent sureties each for the like sum to
the satisfaction of the Investigating Officer.