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In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh
Crl. Misc. No. M-15318 of 2018
Date of Decision: 4.10.2018
Ranjodh Singh ……Petitioner
State of Punjab …..Respondent
CORAM: HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE ANITA CHAUDHRY
Present: Mr. Sherry K. Singla, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Jagmohan Ghumman, DAG, Punjab.
ANITA CHAUDHRY, J
The petitioner is seeking regular bail in FIR No. 191 dated
6.12.2017 registered at Police Station Morinda, District Roopnagar under
Sections 354 IPC.
Counsel for the petitioner contends that petitioner is in custody
since 27.2.2018 and the FIR has been lodged with respect to an incident
which occurred in 2015. The counsel further submits that there was a
property dispute after the petitioner’s son had died and a suit was filed and
the litigation is pending. Counsel also submits that the statement of the
prosecutrix has also been recorded and the complainant is living separately
and not in his house and the trial would take time and the allegations are
under Section 354 IPC.
The case had been adjourned on the last date of hearing to
enable the prosecution to record the statement of the prosecutrix. Statement
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of the prosecutrix has been recorded. This fact is not disputed by the State
counsel. The trial would take time.
Without commenting anything on the merits of the case, the
petition is allowed and the petitioner is ordered to be released on bail on his
furnishing bail/surety bonds to the satisfaction of the trial Court/Duty
October 04, 2018
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes
Whether reportable : No
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