C.R.M.8184 of 2018
In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 17/09/2018 in
connection with Kulti P.S. Case No.259 of 2018 dated
gd 03/07/2018 under Sections 498A/406/306/304B/34 of the
Indian Penal Code read with Sections 3/4 of the Dowry
In the matter of: Raju Paramanik @ Mahadev Paramanik.
Mr. Arup Krishna Das
…for the petitioner.
Mr. Swapan Banerjee
Ms. Purnima Ghosh
…for the State.
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with
Kulti P.S. Case No.259 of 2018 dated 03/07/2018 under
Sections 498A/406/306/304B/34 of the Indian Penal Code read
with Sections 3/4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
The petitioner is the brother of the husband of the victim.
The victim met with an unnatural death within seven
years of her marriage. The husband of the victim remains
The petitioner says that the allegations of torture levelled
against the in-laws also cover the present petitioner. Some of
such statements are referred to.
Considering the general nature of such allegations and the
fact that the role of the petitioner leading to the incident
culminating in the death of the victim is unclear, there may not
be any need to take him into custody.
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 Procedure, 1973. In addition, the petitioner 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 petitioner, subject to compliance with all
(Sanjib Banerjee, J.)
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.)