CRM No.M-48372 of 2017
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Criminal Misc. No.M- 48372 of 2017(OM)
Date of Decision: February 07 , 2018.
Pala Ram and another …… PETITIONER (s)
State of Haryana …… RESPONDENT (s)
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Ashit Malik, Advocate
for the petitioners.
Mr. Ramesh Kumar Ambavta, AAG, Haryana.
1. Whether reporters of local papers may be allowed to see
2. To be referred to the reporters or not?
3. Whether the judgment should be reported in the digest?
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioners in FIR No.226 dated 02.05.2016 under Sections 120B/307/304B/302/
498A IPC, registered at Police Station Gharaunda, District Karnal.
The petitioners who are the parents-in-law of the deceased, have
been summoned on an application under Section 319 Cr.P.C. as additional
accused to face trial in aforesaid FIR. The petitioners, it is submitted, have
appeared before the learned trial court pursuant to order dated 22.12.2017
passed by this Court and admitted to interim bail. Charge against the petitioners
has since been framed. Learned counsel for the petitioners submits that the
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petitioners undertake to face the proceedings and appear on each and every date
fixed before the learned trial court. Therefore, it is prayed that this petition be
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from AS Satpal,
verifies that the petitioners have appeared before the learned trial court. It is not
denied that the petitioners were found innocent during investigation and
subsequently summoned on an application under Section 319 Cr.P.C.
Petitioners are not reported to be involved in any other criminal case.
There are no allegations on behalf of the State that the petitioners
are likely to abscond or that they are likely to dissuade the witnesses from
deposing true facts before the Court, if released on bail.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances as above but without
commenting upon or expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, this
petition is allowed. Consequently, interim bail afforded to the petitioners
pursuant to order dated 22.12.2017 passed by this Court be made absolute
subject to their furnishing fresh bail bonds and surety to the satisfaction of the
learned trial court.
It is clarified that none of the observations made hereinabove shall
be construed to be a reflection on the merits of the case. The same are solely
confined for the purpose of decision of the present petition.
( LISA GILL )
February 07 , 2018. JUDGE
Whether speaking/reasoned: Yes/No
Whether reportable: Yes/No
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