IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE ALEXANDER THOMAS
WEDNESDAY, THE 22ND DAY OF MAY 2019 / 1ST JYAISHTA, 1941
Bail Appl..No. 3520 of 2019
CRIME NO. 884/2019 OF Pathanamthitta Police Station ,
1 RENOJ RAJAN
AGED 35 YEARS
S/O.RAJAN DANIEL MAMKOOTTATHIL HOUSE,
VALLICODE VILLAGE, KAIPPATTOOR.P.O.
2 RAJAN DANIEL,
AGED 62 YEARS
MAMKOOTTATHIL HOUSE, VALLICODE VILLAGE,
KAIPPATTOOR.P.O. PATHANAMTHITTA DISTRICT.
AGED 62 YEARS
W/O.RAJAN DANIEL, MAMKOOTTATHIL HOUSE, VALLICODE
VILLAGE, KAIPPATTOOR.P.O. PATHANAMTHITTA DISTRICT.
THE STATE OF KERALA
REPRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR, HIGH COURT OF
SRI.AMJAD ALI, PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
THIS BAIL APPLICATION HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION ON 22.05.2019,
THE COURT ON THE SAME DAY PASSED THE FOLLOWING:
ALEXANDER THOMAS, J.
B.A.No. 3520 of 2019
Dated this the 22nd day of May, 2019
The petitioners are accused Nos.1 to 3 in Crime No.884/2019 of
Pathanamthitta, which has been registered for offences punishable under
Sections 498A and Section34 of IPC. The 1st petitioner (A1) is the husband of the
lady defacto complainant and the 2nd and 3rd petitioners are the parents
of the 1st petitioner (parents-in-law of the lady defacto complainant).
2. The gist of the prosecution case is that the 1 st petitioner had
married the lady defacto complainant on 8.6.2009 and at the time of
marriage, about 400.4 grams gold and Rs.10.5 lakhs were given to her by
her parents and after the marriage, she was treated with harassment and
cruelty by the petitioners and they had taken away her gold ornaments
and that they had demanded more dowry etc. and that they have
committed the above said offences.
3. After hearing the learned counsel for the petitioners, the
learned Public Prosecutor appearing for the respondent State and after
evaluating the facts of the case, this Court is of the view that the
custodial interrogation of the petitioners is not necessary in this case.
Accordingly, it is ordered that in the event of the petitioners are being
arrested in respect of the above said crime, then they shall be released on
bail on each of them executing separate bonds for Rs.50,000/- (Rupees
fifty thousand only) each and on separately furnishing two solvent
sureties each for the like sum to the satisfaction of the competent court
below concerned. However, the grant of bail is subject to the following
(i) The petitioners shall not involve in any criminal
offences of similar nature.
(ii) The petitioners shall fully co-operate with the
(iii) The petitioners shall report before the
Investigating Officer as and when required in that
(iv) The petitioners shall not influence witness or shall
not tamper or attempt to tamper evidence in any
If there is any violation of the abovesaid conditions by the
petitioners, then the jurisdictional court concerned stand hereby
empowered, to consider the plea for cancellation of bail at the
With these observations and directions, the above Bail Application
ALEXANDER THOMAS, JUDGE