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Dhanrajbhai Seghjibhai Valvi vs State Of Gujarat on 19 November, 2019

R/CR.MA/18374/2019 ORDER




MR KUNAL S SHAH(5282) for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MR JK SHAH, APP for the Respondent(s) No. 1


Date : 19/11/2019


1. This application is filed by the applicant under Section 439 of the

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 for regular bail in connection with

FIR registered as C.R. No.I-18 of 2019 registered with Nizar

Police Station, Tapi for the offence punishable under Sections

323, Section306, Section498A of the Indian Penal Code.

2. Learned advocate appearing on behalf of the applicant submits that

considering the nature of offence, the applicant may be enlarged on

regular bail by imposing suitable conditions.

3. On the other hand, the learned Additional Public Prosecutor

appearing for the respondent-State has opposed grant of regular

bail looking to the nature and gravity of the offence.

4. Learned Advocates appearing on behalf of the respective parties do

not press for a further reasoned order.

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5. I have heard the learned advocates appearing on behalf of the

respective parties and perused the papers. Following aspects are

considered :-

I) The FIR is registered on 12.06.2019 for the offence which is

alleged to have taken place on 25.05.2019.

II) The applicant is in custody since 12.06.2019;

III) The investigation is concluded and charge-sheet is filed;

IV) Submission of learned advocate for the applicant that the

marriage period is of two years however no allegation of

harassment during this period of two years;

V) Submission of learned advocate for the applicant that it was a

second marriage for the deceased with the applicant and the child

out of the first wedlock was left with the first husband;

VI) Submission of learned advocate for the applicant that the

applicant himself had attempted to save deceased when she caught

fire and the FIR is also registered after delay of 20 days;

VII) Learned Additional Public Prosecutor under the instructions of

the Investigating Officer is unable to bring on record any special

circumstances against the applicant.

This Court has taken into consideration the law laid down by the

Hon’ble Apex Court in the case of SectionSanjay Chandra v. Central

Bureau of Investigation reported in [2012] 1 SCC 40.

6. In the facts and circumstances of the case and considering the

nature of the allegations made against the applicant in the First

Information Report, without discussing the evidence in detail, prima

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facie, this Court is of the opinion that this is a fit case to exercise

the discretion and enlarge the applicant on regular bail.

7. Hence, the present application is allowed. The applicant is ordered

to be released on regular bail in connection with C.R. No.I-18 of

2019 registered with Nizar Police Station, Tapi on executing a

personal bond of Rs.10,000/ (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) with one

surety of the like amount to the satisfaction of the trial Court and

subject to the conditions that he shall;

(a) not take undue advantage of liberty or misuse liberty;

(b) not act in a manner injurious to the interest of the prosecution

shall not obstruct or hamper the police investigation and shall not to

play mischief with the evidence collected or yet to be collected by

the police;

(c) surrender passport, if any, to the Trial Court within a week;

(d) not leave the State of Gujarat without prior permission of the

Trial Court concerned;

(e) mark presence before the concerned Police Station once in a

month for a period of six months between 11.00 a.m. and 2.00 p.m.;

(f) furnish the present address of his residence to the Investigating

Officer and also to the Court at the time of execution of the bond

and shall not change the residence without prior permission of Trial


8. The authorities will release the applicant only if he is not required in

connection with any other offence for the time being. If breach of

any of the above conditions is committed, the Sessions Judge

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concerned will be free to issue warrant or take appropriate action in

the matter.

9. Bail bond to be executed before the lower Court having jurisdiction

to try the case. It will be open for the concerned Court to delete,

modify and/or relax any of the above conditions, in accordance with


10.At the trial, the trial Court shall not be influenced by the

observations of preliminary nature qua the evidence at this stage

made by this Court while enlarging the applicant on bail.

11.The application is allowed in the aforesaid terms. Rule is made

absolute to the aforesaid extent. Direct Service is permitted.


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