C.R.M.11666 of 2018
In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 18/12/2018 in
gd connection with Goaltore P.S. Case No.184 of 2017 dated
26/10/2017 under Sections 498A/354/307/34 of the Indian
Penal Code read with Section 3/4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
In the matter of: Prasanta Mahata.
Mr. Pravas Bhattacharya
…for the petitioner.
Mr. Imran Ali
Mr. M.F.A. Begg
…for the State.
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with Goaltore P.S.
Case No.184 of 2017 dated 26/10/2017 under Sections 498A/354/307/34 of
the Indian Penal Code read with Section 3/4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
The petitioner is a relative of the husband of the complainant and the
complaint is that the petitioner attempted to outrage the modesty of the
Considering the nature of the complaint and the material against the
petitioner, there does not appear to be any need for the petitioner to be taken
into custody at this stage.
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioner is directed to be
released on bail upon furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten
Thousand only), 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
In addition, the petitioner will attend the trial on every day that the
matter is fixed and any default on the part of the petitioner will entitle the trial
court to cancel the bail without reference to this court.
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the conditions
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to the
petitioner, subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
(Sanjib Banerjee, J.)
(Suvra Ghosh, J.)