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
(Sanjib Banerjee, J.)
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.)