August 3, 2018.
CRM 5508 of 2018
In Re. An application for anticipatory bail under
Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
In the matter of:
The State of West Bengal
Mr Kallol Mondal
Mr Partha Sarathi Ghosh
Ms Amrita Chel
… for the petitioner.
Mr D. Das Gupta
… for the State.
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with
Burwan Police Station Case No.244 of 2018 dated July 15, 2018
under Sections 498A/497/328/406 of the Indian Penal Code.
The State produces the case diary. It does not appear that
there was any injury suffered by the victim.
According to the petitioner, the victim had a relationship with
another person and left the matrimonial home on her own accord.
It is the further submission of the petitioner that the victim now
lives somewhere near Armherst Street and maintains regular
contact with the other person. The petitioner also says that the
petitioner is eager that the wife rejoins the petitioner.
Considering the material, it does not appear necessary for the
petitioner to be subjected to custodial interrogation.
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioner is directed to
be released on bail upon furnishing bonds of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees
Ten Thousand Only) 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 petitioner will also report to the investigating officer at
such time and place as may be specified by the concerned police
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the conditions
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to
the petitioner, subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
( Sanjib Banerjee, J. )
( Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J. )