CRM 1821 of 2019
In Re : An application for bail under Section 439 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure in connection with Saktipur Police Station
Case No.120 of 2018 dated 17.12.2018 under Section
498A/304B of the Indian Penal Code.
In the matter of : Goutam Mandal Anr.
Mr. Koustav Bagchi, Adv.
….. For the Petitioner
Mr. S.G. Mukherjee, Ld. P.P.
Ms. Amita Gaur, Adv.
….. For the State
The learned Advocate appearing on behalf of the petitioner not
presses the application for bail for the petitioner No.1 (Goutam
Accordingly, the application for bail of petitioner no.1 stands
dismissed being “not pressed”.
The learned Advocate for the petitioner no.2 submits that the
petitioner no.2 (Palu Mondal @ Polu Mondal) is the mother-in-law of
the victim and she is aged about 70 years and she is suffering from
various ailments. He further submits that the petitioner No.2 is in
custody for 55 days.
The learned Advocate appearing on behalf of the State by
producing the case diary opposes the prayer for bail and submits that
the victim is the second wife of the petitioner no.1 and the previous
wife of the petitioner no.1 also died by committing suicide. She
further submits that there are sufficient materials in the case diary
showing involvement of the petitioner no.2 in inflicting torture and
assault upon the victim. She also submits that the investigation is at
We have considered the submissions of the learned Advocates
appearing for the parties and have perused the case diary including
the statements of the witnesses recorded under Section 161 CrPC.
Having considered the submissions made by the learned
Advocates for the parties and the materials in the case diary showing
prima facie involvement of the petitioner no.2 in the alleged
commission of offence and further that the case is at the early stage
of investigation, we are not inclined to grant bail to the petitioner no.2
at this stage.
Accordingly, the application for bail of petitioner no.2 is
CRM 1821 of 2019 is thus disposed of.
Urgent Photostat certified copy of this order, if applied for, be
delivered to the learned Advocates for the parties, upon compliance of
(Tirthankar Ghosh, J.) (Md. Mumtaz Khan, J.)