CRAN 1390 of 2020
CRM 2952 of 2020
In Re: An application for bail under Section 439 of the Code of Criminal
In Re: Avijit Biswas.
… … Petitioner.
Mr. Shibaji Kumar Das
… for the petitioner.
Mr. Swapan Banerjee, APP
Mr. P. Ganguly
Ms. S. Bhattacharya
… … for the State.
The petitioner undertakes to affirm the application and properly stamp the
same within 48 hours of resumption of normal functioning of the Court.
The petitioner is the husband and has been implicated in the case under
Sections 498A/304B of the Indian Penal Code.
We find from the materials that the petitioner is in custody for more than
The learned advocate for the State opposes the prayer for bail.
Having considered the period of detention of the petitioner and the
submission of both the parties, we are inclined to release the petitioner on
interim bail for a period of three months.
Accordingly, the petitioner shall be released upon furnishing a personal
bond to the satisfaction of the learned ACJM, Ranaghat, Nadia on condition that
he shall not leave his residence without the permission of the officer-in-charge of
the local police station and would not intimidate witnesses or tamper with the
evidence. It is further clarified that during the course of trial in case the
petitioner adopts any strategy which impedes the progress of the trial, the
learned trial Judge will be at liberty to cancel the bail without further reference
to this Court.
The application for bail would appear after two months before the regular
With the above observation CRAN 1390 of 2020 is disposed of.
(Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan, CJ.)
(Tirthankar Ghosh, J.)