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Pranab Sengupta & Ors vs Unknown on 1 August, 2018


S/L No.9
C.R.M. 5448 of 2018

(AD) In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 31/07/2018 in
connection with Shibpur P.S. Case No. 195/18 dated
30/04/2018 under Sections 498A/406 of the Indian Penal

In the matter of: Pranab Sengupta Ors.


Mr. Mirza Firoz Ahmed Begg

…for the petitioners.

Mr. Arijit Ganguly
Mr. Nirupam Dhali
…for the State.

The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with

Shibpur P.S. Case No. 195/18 dated 30/04/2018 under Sections

498A/406 of the Indian Penal Code

The petitioners claim that no torture was inflicted on the

first petitioner’s wife for such person to lodge a complaint against

her husband or the relatives of her husband. The second and

third petitioners are the mother and the sister, respectively, of

the husband of the de facto complainant.

The State produces the case diary and says that even the

articles gifted to the wife have been seized by the police in

connection with the case. In the circumstances, there may not

be any need to detain the petitioners in custody for their


Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioners are

directed to be released on bail upon furnishing a bond of

Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand only) each, with two sureties

of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) each, one of whom

must be local, to the satisfaction of the Arresting Officer, subject

to the conditions laid down in Section 438(2) of the Code of

Criminal Procedure, 1973. In addition, the petitioners will also

report to the Investigating Officer at such time and place as may

be specified by the concerned police officer.

The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the

conditions indicated above.

A certified copy of this order be immediately made

available to the petitioners, subject to compliance with all

requisite formalities.

(Sanjib Banerjee, J.)

(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.)

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