C.R.M. 5466 of 2018
In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under
Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure filed
on 30/07/2018 in connection with Kharagpur
(Local) P.S. Case No. 302 of 2018 dated
gd 09/06/2018 under Sections 498A/302/34 of the
Indian Penal Code.
In the matter of: Kanchan Shit Ors.
Mr. Sudip Kushari
…for the petitioners.
Ms. Sukanya Bhattacharyya
Mr. Mirza Firoj Ahmed Begg
…for the State.
The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with
Kharagpur (Local) P.S. Case No. 302 of 2018 dated 09/06/2018
under Sections 498A/302/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
The petitioners are the relatives of the husband of the
victim who, apparently, committed suicide. The petitioners
claim that there was a minor tiff with the husband following
which the wife took the extreme step of hanging herself.
The State says that the charge is that the victim was
forced to hang by the husband and his relatives.
The postmortem report reveals the cause of death to be
by hanging and there does not appear to be such external
injuries as would lead to the inhabitable inference that the
victim may have been left to hang.
Considering the available records, it is not necessary to
subject these petitioners to custodial interrogation.
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioners are
directed to be released on bail upon furnishing a bond of
Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) each, with two
sureties of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand Only) each, one