HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 70
Case :- APPLICATION U/S 482 No. – 31638 of 2019
Applicant :- Machhala Devi
Opposite Party :- State Of U.P. And Another
Counsel for Applicant :- Ajay Kumar
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.
Hon’ble Sanjay Kumar Singh,J.
Heard learned counsel for the applicant and learned Additional Government Advocate for the State/opposite party no.1 and perused the record with the assistance of learned counsel for the parties.
This application under Section 482 Cr.P.C. has been filed by the applicant with a prayer to quash the order dated 17.06.2019, whereby proceeding under Section 82 Cr.P.C. has been initiated against the applicant arising out of Case Crime No. 492 of 2018, under Sections 498A, Section304B, Section201 IPC and 3/4 D.P. Ac, Police Station Samshabad, District – Agra pending in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Agra.
The learned counsel for the applicant after advancing his arguments at some length, gave up his challenge to the aforesaid order dated 17.06.2019 against the applicant and requested to grant some protection, so that applicant may surrender before the court below. The learned counsel for the applicant further stated at the Bar that he is not pressing any other prayer made in this application and prayed that a direction be issued to the courts below to consider and decide the bail application of the applicant expeditiously in accordance with law.
The relief as sought by the applicant in the instant application is refused.
However, considering the last request made by the learned counsel for the applicant, it is directed that in case applicant appears before the concerned court below within 30 days from today and applies for bail, the bail application of the applicant shall be heard and disposed of expeditiously by the courts below in accordance with settled law laid down by the Seven Judges’ decision of this Court in the case of Amrawati and another Vs. State of U.P. reported in 2005 Criminal Law Journal 755 as well as judgement passed by Hon’ble Apex Court in (2009) 4 Supreme Court Cases, 437 Lal Kamlendra Pratap Singh Vs. State of U.P.
For the period of 30 days from today, no coercive action shall be taken against the applicant.
With the above observations, this application under Section 482 Cr.P.C. is disposed of.
Order Date :- 16.8.2019