rkd Ct. No.28 C.R.M. 976 of 2018
In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 01/02/2018 in
connection with Nabadwip P.S. Case No. 451 of 2017 dated
05/11/2017 under Sections 498A/304B/109/34 of the Indian
In the matter of: Purnima Panda @ Purnima Saha
Mr. A. Basu,
Mr. R. Chakraborty,
Ms. P. Basu,
Ms. S. Basu
…for the petitioner.
Mr. S. Banerjee,
Mr. S. De
…for the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner that the victim
committed suicide at her paternal home. It is further submitted
that the petitioner is the aunt-in-law of the victim and the couple
had married out of love.
Learned counsel for the State opposes the prayer for
Having considered the materials in the case diary and
bearing in mind the extent of complicity of the petitioner in the
alleged crime and the fact that the victim committed suicide at
her parental home two and half months after she left the
matrimonial home, we are inclined to grant anticipatory bail to
In the event of arrest, the petitioner shall be released on
bail upon furnishing a Bond of Rs. 10,000/- with two sureties of
like amount each to the satisfaction of the Arresting Officer and
also subject to the conditions as laid down under Section 438(2)
of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
The application for anticipatory bail is, thus, disposed of.
(Rajarshi Bharadwaj, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)