IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 3RD DAY OF MAY 2019
THE HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE K.S. MUDAGAL
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.8199/2018
Idrish, S/o Khaleel Khan,
Aged about 30 years,
R/o 1st Cross, Bashanagar,
Davanagere -577002. ….Petitioner
(By Sri.Chakravarthy T.S., Advocate)
State of Karnataka
By Women Police Station,
Reptd. by State Public Prosecutor,
High Court Buildings,
Bangalore – 560001. …Respondent
(By Sri. Divakar Maddur M, HCGP)
This criminal petition is filed under Section 439 of
Cr.P.C., praying to enlarge the petitioner on bail in
Cr.No.70/2018 (C.C.No.947/2018) of Women Police
Station, Davanagere for the offences punishable under
Sections 498A, Section304B, Section302, Section306 r/w 34 of SectionIPC etc.
This petition coming on for orders this day, the Court
made the following;
Women police, Davanagere have charge sheeted the
petitioner, his mother and brothers in Crime No.70/2018
for the offences punishable under Sections. 498A, 304B,
302, 306 read with Section 34 of IPC .
2. The marriage of the petitioner with Afrith Banu
was solemnized on 16/06/2016. On 16/05/2018 she
committed suicide in the house of the accused by hanging
herself. It is alleged that the petitioner and other accused
subjected the victim to physical and mental cruelty in
connection with their demand for dowry and caused her
3. Petitioner was arrested on 17/05/2018 and he is
in judicial custody. As per the post-mortem report, there
were no external injuries on the dead body of the victim.
Post-mortem report and other records disclose that the
death is suicidal one.
4. The Sessions Court has granted anticipatory bail
to the co-accused who are facing the similar allegations.
The investigation is already completed. Except for trial, the
detention of the petitioner is not required for any other
purpose. Under the circumstances, the petition is allowed.
5. The petitioner is granted bail in Crime No.70/2018
which is now pending in C.C.No.947/2018 on the file of
the III Additional J.M.F.C, Davanagere, subject to the
1) Petitioner shall execute personal bond in a
sum of Rs.25,000/- and furnish two sureties in
the likesum to the satisfaction of the trial Court.
2) He shall not tamper the prosecution
witnesses in any manner.
3) He shall appear before the Court as and when