HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 78
Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL APPLICATION No. – 36616 of 2019
Applicant :- Ikrar
Opposite Party :- State Of U.P.
Counsel for Applicant :- Sumit Goyal
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.
Heard learned counsel for the applicant as well as the learned AGA for the State and perused the material placed on record.
The instant bail application has been filed on behalf of the applicant, Ikrar, with a prayer to release him on bail in Case Crime No. 253 of 2018, under Section 377 IPC, Police Station Fatehrpur, District- Saharanpur, during pendency of trial.
Submission is that mother of the wife of applicant has lodged the present FIR against the applicant. It has been submitted that earlier wife of the applicant implicated him in case under Section 498-A, 323, 504, 506 and 3/4 D.P. Act, which was registered as Case Crime No. 98 of 2015 and trial is pending as Case No. 5413 of 2017. During the pendency of trial, the present FIR has been lodged on 20.11.2018. It has been submitted that it is a case of false implication by the wife. There is no medical examination of the prosecutrix on record. The applicant does not have any criminal history to his credit and he is languishing in jail since 7.7.2019. In case, the applicant is released on bail, he will not misuse the liberty of bail.
Per contra learned A.G.A. has opposed the prayer for bail of the applicant by contending that the innocence of the applicant cannot be adjudged at pre trial stage, therefore, he does not deserves any indulgence. In case the applicant is released on bail he will again indulge in similar activities and will misuse the liberty of bail.
Having considered the submissions of the parties noted above, larger mandate of the SectionArticle 21 of the Constitution of India and the dictum of Apex Court in the case of Dataram Singh Vs. State of U.P. and another, reported in (2018) 3 SCC 22 and without expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, let the applicant involved in the aforesaid crime be released on bail on his furnishing a personal bond and two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the court concerned with the following conditions that :-
1. The applicant shall not tamper with the prosecution evidence by intimidating/ pressurizing the witnesses, during the investigation or trial.
2. The applicant shall cooperate in the trial sincerely without seeking any adjournment.
3. The applicant shall not indulge in any criminal activity or commission of any crime after being released on bail.
In case, of breach of any of the above conditions, it shall be a ground for cancellation of bail.
Identity, status and residence proof of the applicant and sureties be verified by the court concerned before the bonds are accepted.
Order Date :- 17.9.2019