IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 30th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2018
THE HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE K.S.MUDAGAL
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.6124/2018
AGED ABOUT 48 YEARS
R/O BALAJI SCHOOL QUARTERS
DIST-RAMANAGAR – 562 120. …PETITIONER
(BY SRI LAXMESH P. MUTAGUPPE, ADV.)
THE STATE OF KARNATAKA
BY STATE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
HIGH COURT BUILDING
(BY SMT. NAMITHA MAHESH B.G., H.C.G.P.)
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION IS FILED UNDER SECTION
438 OF CR.P.C., PRAYING TO ENLARGE THE PETITIONER ON
BAIL IN THE EVENT OF HIS ARREST IN CR.NO.165/2018
REGISTERED BY THE MAGADI POLICE STATION,
RAMANAGARA FOR THE OFFENCE P/U/S 498(A) AND 306
R/W. 34 OF IPC.
THIS CRIMINAL PETITION COMING ON FOR ORDERS,
THIS DAY, THE COURT MADE THE FOLLOWING:
The petitioner is accused No.1 in Crime
No.165/2018 of Magadi Police Station, Ramanagara
District. Said case is registered against the petitioner and
accused No.2 for the offences punishable under Sections
498A and 306 read with Section 34 of I.P.C. on the basis
of complaint of Smt. Susheela, mother of the
2. The marriage of the petitioner and Revathi was
performed in the year 2007 and out of the said wed-lock,
they have a daughter, aged about 10 years. As could be
seen from the complaint itself, Revathi and the petitioner
were living separately since nine years prior to her death.
3. Initially, complainant filed a report on
19.05.2018 before Magadi Police stating that, her
daughter has died due to illness and for want of required
medical treatment. On that basis respondent Police
registered Unnatural Death Report No.19/2018.
4. Thereafter, she filed complaint on 16.06.2018
contending that, when they entered the house of Revathi,
they found xerox copies of two chits of Revathi making
allegations of cruelty by her husband and second accused.
5. The alleged death notes are only the xerox
copies. As already pointed out, since nine years, the
petitioner and deceased were living separately. There are
no allegations of homicidal death. Under the
circumstances, it is a fit case to exercise the discretion to
grant anticipatory bail to accused No.1 by imposing
6. Accordingly, the petition is allowed. The
petitioner/accused No.1 is granted anticipatory bail in
Crime No.165/2018 of Magadi Police Station. If he is
arrested in the said case, he shall be released on bail on
the following conditions:
(i) He shall appear before the Investigating Officer
within ten days from the date of receipt of copy
of this order.
(ii) He shall execute personal bond in a sum of
Rs.25,000/- and furnish one surety in the
likesum to the satisfaction of the Investigating
Officer/Magistrate for his appearance.
(iii) He shall appear before the Investigating
Officer/Court as and when required for the
purpose of investigation/trial.
(iv) He shall not tamper the prosecution witnesses
in any manner.