HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 85
Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL APPLICATION No. – 8746 of 2019
Applicant :- Hakim Singh
Opposite Party :- State of U.P.
Counsel for Applicant :- Ram Kumar,Birendra Kaushik
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.
Hon’ble Narendra Kumar Johari,J.
Counter affidavit has been filed by the learned A.G.A. is taken on record.
Heard learned counsel for applicant, learned A.G.A. for the State and perused the record.
This bail application has been filed by the accused-applicant Hakim Singh, who is involved Case Crime No. 152 of 2018, under Sections 498A, Section304B, Section201 I.P.C. 3/4 D.P. Act, Police Station- Vrindavan, District- Mathura.
Submission of learned counsel for the applicant is that he has falsely been implicated in the present case. Applicant is jeth (brother-in-law) of the deceased. There are general allegations in the F.I.R. against the applicant. No specific role has been assigned to the applicant. In the statement under Section 161 Cr.P.C. the informant has not named the applicant for demand of dowry or torture to the victim rather his role has been assigned for compromise between husband and wife. The deceased has been found in dead condition in Nala which is approximately 500 meters away from her matrimonial home. It is further submitted by learned counsel for the applicant that applicant is in jail since 14.08.2018. In case, the applicant is released on bail, he will not misuse the liberty of bail and will cooperate in the trial by all means.
Learned A.G.A has, however, opposed the prayer for grant of bail but he has not disputed the above factual contention made by the learned counsel for the accused-applicant.
Considering the facts and circumstances of the case, perusing the record and also considering the nature of allegations, arguments advanced by the learned counsel for the parties and, without expressing any opinion on the merit of the case, I find it to be a fit case for granting bail.
Let the applicant Hakim Singh be released on bail in the aforesaid case crime number on his furnishing a personal bond and two sureties of the like amount to the satisfaction of the Magistrate/Court concerned, subject to following conditions:-
(i) applicant shall attend the court in accordance with the conditions of the bond executed under this Chapter.
(ii) applicant shall not commit an offence similar to the offence of which he is accused, or suspected, of the commission of which he is suspected, and
(iii) applicant shall not directly or indirectly make any inducement, threat or promise to any person acquainted with the facts of the case so as to dissuade him from disclosing such facts to the Court or to any police officer or tamper with the evidence.
(iv) The applicant shall cooperate with investigation /trial.
(v) 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.
(vi) The applicant shall remain present before the trial court on each date fixed, either personally or through his counsel. In case of his absence, the trial court may proceed against him under Section 229-A of the Indian Penal Code.
(vii) In case, the applicant misuse the liberty of bail during trial in order to secure his presence proclamation under Sectionsection 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.
(viii) The applicant shall remain present, 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 :- 4.12.2019