AB Court 28
C.R.M. 1700 of 2018
In Re : An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure in connection with Ashok Nagar
P.S. Case No.1096 of 2017 dated 26.11.2017 under Sections
498A/406/34 of the Indian Penal Code read with Sections 3 /4
of the Dowry Prohibition Act
In the matter of : Nilotpal De
Mr. Tarique Quasimuddin,
Ms. Sanchita Chaudhury …for the Petitioner.
Ms. Rita Dutta …for the State.
Report on behalf of the State is placed on record
wherefrom it appears that the petitioner had duly complied with
the direction given by this court vide order dated 20.4.2018 and
cooperated with the investigation.
In view of the aforesaid fact and bearing in mind the
nature of allegations, we are of the opinion though custodial
interrogation of the petitioner may not be necessary, he requires
to cooperate with the investigation in accordance with law.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest the
petitioner shall be released on bail upon furnishing bond of
Rs.10,000/-(Rupees Ten Thousand only) with two sureties of
like amount to the satisfaction of the arresting officer and also
subject to the conditions as laid down under Section 438(2) of
the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and on further condition
that he shall meet the Investigating Officer of the case once in a
week until further orders.
The application for anticipatory bail is, accordingly,
Urgent Photostat Certified copy of this order, if applied
for, be supplied expeditiously after complying with all necessary
(Ravi Krishan Kapur, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)