CRM 6385 of 2019
In Re: An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure filed on 19.07.2019 in connection with Kotulpur Police
Station Case No. 82 of 2019 dated 06.07.2019 under Sections
498A/Section323/Section406/Section506 of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 3/Section4 of the Dowry
In Re: Neal Sengupta Ors.
… … Petitioners.
Mr. Sujit Bhunia
… for the petitioners.
Ms. Anasuya Sinha
… … for the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioners that the instant case was
instituted in retaliation to a suit for restitution of conjugal rights filed by the
petitioner No.1 against the de facto complainant.
Learned counsel appearing on behalf of the State opposes the prayer for
Having considered the materials on record and bearing in mind the nature
of allegations in the light of the aforesaid submission made on behalf of the
petitioners, we are inclined to grant anticipatory bail to the petitioners.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest, the petitioners be
released on bail upon furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees Ten thousand
only) each, with two sureties of like amount each, to the satisfaction of the
arresting officer and also be subject to the conditions as laid down under Section
Section438(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and on further condition that the
petitioner No.1 shall meet the investigating officer once in a week until further
orders and on condition that the petitioners shall appear before the court below
and pray for regular bail within a period of four weeks from date.
The application for anticipatory bail is, thus, disposed of.
(Manojit Mandal, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)