Shailendra Kumar vs State Of Delhi on 13 January, 2000Equivalent citations: AIR 2000 SC 3404, 2000 (2) ALD Cri 441, 2000 CriLJ 2452 Bench: G Pattanaik, U Banerjee
1. Leave granted.
2. This is a petition for being released on bail while the appellant-applicant’s appeal against his conviction under Sections 304B and 498A, I.P.C. is pending in the High Court of Delhi. The appellant-applicant has been sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment under Section 304B and two years rigorous imprisonment under Section 498A, I.P.C.
3. Having heard the learned Counsel for the parties and taking into account the fact that the appellant-applicant is in custody for more than three years and there is no likelihood of appeal being heard early, we direct that the appellant-applicant be released on bail to the satisfaction of the Additional Sessions Judge, New Delhi,.
4. The appeal stands allowed accordingly.