C.R.M. 3041 of 2018
In Re:- An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 17.05.2018 in connection
with Lalgola P. S. Case No.124 of 2018 dated 03.03.2018 under
Sections 498A/307/313 of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 3 /
4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
In the matter of : Johra Bibi.
Mr. Debapriya Samanta.
…for the Petitioner.
Mrs. Sujata Das.
…..for the State.
Leave is granted to the learned Advocate of the petitioner to
correct the cause title of the petition.
Heard the learned Counsels appearing on behalf of the
petitioner and the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner that she is the
mother-in-law of the victim housewife and it is also submitted that
she has been falsely implicated in the instant case. It is further
submitted that there is a delay in lodging the First Information
Learned Advocate appearing for the State opposes the prayer
We have considered the materials on record. We do not find
any contemporaneous document supporting the allegations of
assault upon the victim by the petitioner. In view of the aforesaid
fact, we are of the opinion that the petitioner may be granted
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest the
petitioner, namely, Johra Bibi shall be released on bail upon
furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/- with two sureties of like amount
to the satisfaction of the arresting officer and subject to the
conditions as laid down under Section 438(2) of the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1973.
This application for anticipatory bail is, thus, disposed of.
(Ravi Krishan Kapur,J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)