IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Date of decision: 18.05.2018
State of Haryana
CORAM: HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE JAISHREE THAKUR
Present: Mr. Manish Soni, Advocate,
for the petitioner.
Ms. Gaganpreet Kaur, AAG, Haryana.
JAISHREE THAKUR, J. (ORAL)
This Court was pleased to pass the following order on
“This is a petition that has been filed by the
petitioner for grant of anticipatory bail in case FIR No.
1075 dated 20.11.2017 under Sections
147/148/149/323/354/325/506 IPC, registered at Police
Station Sadar Gurugram, District Gurugram.
It is contended that the only allegation against the
petitioner is that he along with others “caught hold,
dragged inside and started molesting her” which would
be an offence under Section 354 IPC. The co-accused of
the petitioner have already been granted anticipatory
bail whereas the Addl. Sessions Judge, Gurugram has
rejected the bail application of the petitioner holding it
to be a serious offence. In fact, investigation has been
concluded and the offence under Section 354 IPC stands
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deleted subsequently on 11.1.2018 in the investigation.
Notice of motion for 18.04.2018.
Meanwhile, in the event of arrest, the petitioner be
released on interim bail subject to his furnishing
personal bonds and surety to the satisfaction of
Arresting/Investigating Officer. However, the petitioner
shall join the investigation as and when called upon to
do so and shall abide by the conditions as provided
under Section 438 (2) Cr.P.C.”
Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that the petitioner
has joined the investigation.
Learned counsel for the respondent-State confirms the factum
of joining investigation by the petitioner.
Since the petitioner has joined the investigation, the petition is
allowed and interim order dated 15.01.2018 is hereby made absolute subject
to the condition that the petitioner will not tamper with evidence or hamper
the investigation; will not leave India without permission of the Court and
will comply with the conditions contained in Section 438(2) Cr.P.C.
18.05.2018 (JAISHREE THAKUR)
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes.
Whether reportable No.
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