Item no. 67
C.R.M. No.7646 of 2018
In Re:- An application for bail under section 439 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure filed on 11.09.2018 in connection with Kandi
Police Station Case No. 56/18 dated 15.02.2018 for the alleged
offence punishable under Sections 498A/304B/302/34 of the
Indian Penal Code.
Mr. Soumya Mazumder, Advocate
.. for the petitioner
Mr. Saswata Gopal Mukherjee, Ld. P.P.
Mr. Partha Pratim Das, Advocate
..for the State
The petitioner seeks bail in connection with Kandi Police
Station Case No. 56/18 dated 15.02.2018 for the alleged offence
punishable under Sections 498A/304B/302/34 of the Indian
The petitioner has been in custody for 150 days.
According to the State, the petitioner was last seen with his
wife and the wife’s body was found strangled to death.
The State says that there is cogent evidence of the petitioner
having a relationship with some other.
Considering the material against the petitioner, particularly
the motive, it does not appear that it may be necessary to subject
to petitioner to further custodial interrogation. In view of the lack
of adverse antecedents, there may not be any apprehension of any
Accordingly, the petitioner is directed to be enlarged on bail on
bail on furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/-, with two sureties of like
amount each, one of whom must be local, to the satisfaction of the
Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kandi, Murshidabad, on
further condition that the petitioner shall meet the investigating
officer once a week till the conclusion of the investigation.
The petitioner will not intimidate any witness or tamper with
any evidence in any manner whatsoever and will appear before the
trial court on every date of hearing. If the petitioner fails to appear
before the trial court on any occasion, the trial court shall be at
liberty to cancel the petitioner’s bail without reference to this
The application for bail is, accordingly, allowed.
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to
the petitioner subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.) (Sanjib Banerjee, J.)