August 6, 2018.
CRM 5652 of 2018
In Re. An application for anticipatory bail under
Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.
In the matter of:
Madhabi Ghosh Chowdhury
The State of West Bengal
Mr Dhananjay Banerjee
… for the petitioner.
Ms Faria Hossain
Ms Debjani Sahu
… for the State.
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with
Barasat Police Station Case No.531 of 2018 dated July 24, 2018
under Sections 498A/494/120B of the Indian Penal Code.
The petitioner claims to have been implicated by the paramour
of the victim. The petitioner submits that Section 498A of IPC does
not apply to the petitioner.
The State produces the case diary and submits that the
husband of the victim may be staying with the petitioner herein.
Considering the materials on record, it does not appear
necessary to detain the petitioner immediately.
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioner is directed to
be released on bail upon furnishing bonds of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees
Ten Thousand Only) with two sureties of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five
Thousand Only) each, one of whom must be local, to the
satisfaction of the arresting officer, subject to the conditions laid
down in Section 438(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. In
addition, the petitioner will also report to the investigating officer at
such time and place as may be specified by the concerned police
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the conditions
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to
the petitioner, subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
( Sanjib Banerjee, J. )
( Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J. )