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Mohanlal Ramji Bhanushali vs State Of Gujarat on 28 July, 2017

R/CR.MA/16123/2017 ORDER



STATE OF GUJARAT….Respondent(s)

MR ASHISH M DAGLI, ADVOCATE for the Applicant(s) No. 1
MS.SUNANDINI SINGH, Learned advocate for MR.MAULIK NANAVATI, Learned
advocate for NANAVATI CO., ADVOCATE for the Respondent(s) No. 1
MS.C.M.SHAH, APP for the Respondent(s) No. 1


Date : 28/07/2017


[1] This application is filed by the applicant under Section
439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 for regular bail in
connection with FIR registered as C.R.No.I-95 of 2017 with “B”
Division Police Station, Bhuj for the offence punishable under
Sections 306, 498A and 114 of the Indian Penal Code.

[2] Learned advocate appearing on behalf of the applicant
submits that considering the nature of offence, the applicant may
be enlarged on regular bail by imposing suitable conditions.

[3] On the other hand, the learned Additional Public
Prosecutor appearing for the respondent-State has opposed grant
of regular bail looking to the nature and gravity of the offence.

[4] Learned advocates appearing on behalf of the
respective parties do not press for a further reasoned order.

[5] I have heard the learned advocates appearing on

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behalf of the respective parties and perused the papers. Following
aspects are considered :-

I) Investigation is concluded and charge-sheet is

II) In view of the matter pending, charge-sheet
being filed with the consent of all including the
complainant the application is taken up.
III) The allegations are general in nature.
IV) The co-accused was enlarged on anticipatory

This Court has taken into consideration the law laid
down by the Hon’ble Apex Court in the case of Sanjay Chandra
v. Central Bureau of Investigation reported in [2012] 1 SCC


[6] In the facts and circumstances of the case and
considering the nature of the allegations made against the
applicant in the First Information Report, without discussing the
evidence in detail, prima facie, this Court is of the opinion that this
is a fit case to exercise the discretion and enlarge the applicant on
regular bail.

[7] Hence, the present application is allowed. The
applicant is ordered to be released on regular bail in connection
with C.R.No.I-95 of 2017 with “B” Division Police Station,
Bhuj on executing a personal bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten
Thousand Only) with one surety of the like amount to the
satisfaction of the trial Court and subject to the conditions that he

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[a] not take undue advantage of liberty or misuse liberty;
[b] not act in a manner injurious to the interest of the
[c] surrender passport, if any, to the lower court within a
[d] not leave the State of Gujarat without prior permission of
the Sessions Judge concerned;
[e] mark presence before the concerned Police Station on

alternate Monday of every English calendar month for a
period of six months between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.;
[f] furnish latest and permanent address of residence to the
Investigating Officer and also to the Court at the time of
execution of the bond and shall not change the residence
without prior permission of this Court;

[g] not to enter into Taluka Nakhatrana till the trial is
concluded except for the purpose of marking presence
and remaining present before the Court.

[8] The authorities will release the applicant only if he is
not required in connection with any other offence for the time
being. If breach of any of the above conditions is committed, the
Sessions Judge concerned will be free to issue warrant or take
appropriate action in the matter.

[9] Bail bond to be executed before the lower Court having
jurisdiction to try the case. It will be open for the concerned Court
to delete, modify and/or relax any of the above conditions, in
accordance with law.

[10] At the trial, the trial Court shall not be influenced by
the observations of preliminary nature qua the evidence at this
stage made by this Court while enlarging the applicant on bail.

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[11] The application is allowed in the aforesaid terms. Rule
is made absolute to the aforesaid extent. Direct Service is

(A.Y. KOGJE, J.)


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