HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 51
Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL APPLICATION No. – 47610 of 2019
Applicant :- Harshit Arora And 4 Others
Opposite Party :- State of U.P.
Counsel for Applicant :- Ashok Nath Tripathi
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.
Hon’ble Vipin Sinha,J.
Heard learned counsel for the applicants and learned A. G. A. for the State
Applicants have moved the present anticipatory bail application seeking bail in Case Crime No. 395 of 2019 u/s 498A, 504, 506 SectionIPC and section 3/4 D. P. Act PS Mahila Thana, District Prayagraj.
I have perused the prosecution story as set up in the F.I.R. and also the anticipatory bail rejection order.
Contention as raised at the Bar by learned counsel for the applicants is that the applicants have been falsely implicated in the present case; applicant no. 1 is the husband, applicant no. 2 is the father-in-law, applicant no. 3 is the mother-in-law, applicant no. 4 is the Nanad and applicant no. 5 is the Nandoi of the first informant, respectively; they all have been implicated in matrimonial dispute and on the basis of general allegation made in the FIR; much reliance has been placed upon para nos. 6, 13, 15, 17, 16, 18, 19, 23, 24, 26 and 37 of the affidavit; no custodial arrest is necessary and the applicants will participate and cooperate with the investigation; the matter needs deeper and fairer investigation before any arrest should be given effect to.
Learned AGA has opposed the prayer for anticipatory bail of the applicant.
Keeping in view the reasons as stated above, the facts and circumstances of the case as have been discussed at the Bar of this Court, without expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, considering the nature of accusation, the applicant is entitled to be released on anticipatory bail in this case.
In the event of arrest of the applicants Harshit Arora, Ramesh Chandra Arora, Smt. Asha Arora, Smt. Shweta Chawala and Ravi Chawala involved in the aforesaid case, they shall be released on anticipatory bail on their furnishing a personal bond of Rs. 25,000/- with two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the Station House Officer of the police station concerned with the following conditions:-
(i) the applicants will join and participate in each and every aspect of “Investigation” and will lend full assistance to the Investigating Agency even with regard to “discovery of fact” if and when required so by the Investigating Agency or the concerned court;
(ii) the applicants shall make himself available for interrogation by a police officer as and when required;
iii) the applicants 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 office;
(iv) the applicants shall not leave India without the previous permission of the Court and if he has passport the same shall be deposited by him before the S.S.P./S.P. Concerned.
In default or misuse of any of the conditions, the Public Prosecutor/Investigating Officer/first informant-complainant is at liberty to file appropriate application for cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to the applicants.
Order Date :- 7.11.2019