IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 18TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2018
THE HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE K.S.MUDAGAL
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.6924 OF 2018
AGED ABOUT 39 YEARS
R/AT HOSAHALLI VILLAGE
BENGALURU SOUTH – 560 061
TAMIL NADU – 635 751 …PETITIONER
(BY SRI MOHAN KUMAR D., ADV.)
THALAGHATTAPURA POLICE STATION
REP. BY GOVT. PLEADER
HIGH COURT BUILDING
BANGALORE – 560 001 …RESPONDENT
(BY SRI S.T.NAIK, HCGP)
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION IS FILED UNDER SECTION
439 OF CR.P.C PRAYING TO ENLARGE THE PETITIONER
ON BAIL IN CR.NO.201/2018 OF THALAGHATTAPURA
POLICE STATION, BENGALURU CITY FOR THE OFFENCES
P/U/S. 498-A, 304-B OF IPC.
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION COMING ON FOR ORDERS
THIS DAY, THE COURT MADE THE FOLLOWING:
Thalagattapura Police have charge sheeted the
petitioner in Crime No.201/2018 of their Police Station
for the offences punishable under Sections 498A, 304B,
of Indian Penal Code.
2. Marriage of the petitioner and deceased
Veena @ Vinutha was solemnized in the year 2013. The
couple have daughter aged 4 years and son aged 9
months. Veena @ Vinutha has committed suicide in the
house of the petitioner during the intervening night of
15-16/07/2018 by handing herself.
3. It is alleged that petitioner subjected the
deceased to physical and mental cruelty in connection
with his demand of Rs.10,00,000/-.
4. The post mortem report states that there
were no external injuries on the dead body. The death
is suicidal one. The charge sheet is already filed and all
the incriminating materials including alleged suicide
note are seized.
5. Majority of the witnesses to speak to the
cruelty are the relatives of the victim. Therefore, the
chance of the petitioner tampering them are remote.
6. Petitioner is in judicial custody since
17.07.2018. Under these circumstances, it is a fit case
to grant bail with suitable conditions. Therefore,
petition is allowed.
Petitioner is granted bail in Crime No.201/2018 of
Thalagattapura Police Station, subject to the following
1) The petitioner shall execute personal
bond in a sum of Rs.50,000/- and
furnish one surety in the like-sum to the
satisfaction of the concerned Court for
2) He shall appear before the Court as and
when required for the purpose of trial;
3) He shall not tamper the prosecution
witnesses in any manner.