IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE RAJA VIJAYARAGHAVAN V
TUESDAY, THE 08TH DAY OF JANUARY 2019 / 18TH POUSHA, 1940
Bail Appl..No. 5844 of 2018
CRIME NO.1109/18 OF ALAPPUZHA SOUTH POLICE STATION, ALAPPUZHA
1 SHAMNA ANZAR, AGED 45,
W/O. ANZAR, RESIDING AT RAFEEKA MANZIL,
THAIVALIKKAKAM, MULLATHUWARD, THIRUVAMBADI P.O,
2 AJMAL HUSSAIN ANZAR,
AGED 24 YEARS, S/O.ANZAR,
RESIDING AT RAFEEKA MANZIL, THAIVALIKKAKAM,
MULLATHUWARD, THIRUVAMBADI P.O, ALLEPPEY DISTRICT.
3 ARSHAK J.A, AGED 20 YEARS,
S/O.ANSAR, RESIDING AT RAFEEKA MANZIL,
THIRUVAMBADI P.O, ALLEPPEY DISTRICT.
BY ADV. MAJIDA.S
1 STATE OF KERALA,
REPRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR,
HIGH COURT OF KERALA,ERNAKULAM-682 031.
2 CIRCLE INSPECTOR OF POLICE,
SOUTH POLICE STATION,
3 ADDL.R3. A.K.NAZAR,
AGED 56 YEARS
S/O.ABDUL KAREEM, MEENATHETHIL HOUSE,
POTHAPPULLYVADAKKUMURIYIL, KUMARAPURAM VILLAGE,
ALAPPUZHA DISTRICT. (ADDL.R3 IS IMPLEADED AS PER
ORDER DATED 24-09-2018 IN CRL.M.A.1/2018.)
SRI AMJAD ALI SR PP
THIS BAIL APPLICATION HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION ON 08.01.2019,
THE COURT ON THE SAME DAY PASSED THE FOLLOWING:
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This application is filed under Section 438 of the Cr.P.C.
2. The applicants herein are the accused Nos.2 to 4 in Crime
No.1109 of 2018 of the Alappuzha South Police Station, registered
under Section 498A of the IPC.
3. The 1st accused in the aforesaid Crime has married the
daughter of the de facto complainant on 1.4.2018. Thereafter they
started residing in the matrimonial home. It is alleged that after about
one month of the marriage, the 1 st accused left to pursue his
employment abroad. Thereafter the accused Nos.2 to 4 are alleged to
have subjected the victim to physical and mental harassment
demanding dowry. Stating these allegations an information was
furnished before the police and the subject Crime was registered.
4. The learned counsel appearing for the applicants submitted
that there is no truth in the allegations. According to the learned
counsel, the daughter of the de facto complainant has already initiated
proceedings under the Domestic Violence Act and also for realisation
of money before the Family Court, Mavelikkara. According to the
learned counsel, the applicants, who are the family members of the 1 st
accused, have been unnecessarily dragged to the Police Station with
the sole objective of harassing them. It is urged that the police have
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registered the crime without even considering the genuineness of the
allegations levelled against them by the de facto complainant.
5. The de facto complainant has filed an application seeking
intervention. He has vehemently opposed the prayer.
6. The learned Public Prosecutor, on instructions, submitted
that though serious allegations are levelled, no materials have been
produced along with the complaint to show that any physical injuries
7. I have considered the submissions advanced. After going
through the materials on record, I am of the considered view that the
custodial interrogation of the applicants are not necessary for an
effective investigation in the instant case.
In the result, this application will stand allowed. The applicants
shall appear before the investigating officer within ten days from today
and shall undergo interrogation. Thereafter, if they are proposed to be
arrested, they shall be released on bail on their executing a bond for a
sum of Rs.40,000/- (Rupees Forty thousand only) each with two
solvent sureties each for the like sum. The above order shall be
subject to the following conditions:
(i) The applicants shall co-operate with the investigation
and shall appear before the Investigating Officer as and
when they are called upon to do so.
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ii) They shall not directly or indirectly make any
inducement, threat or promise to any person acquainted
with the facts of the case so as to dissuade him/her from
disclosing such facts to the court or to any police officer.
iii) They shall not commit any similar offence while on bail.
In case of violation of any of the above conditions, the
jurisdictional Court shall be empowered to consider the application
for cancellation, if any, and pass appropriate orders in accordance
with the law.
RAJA VIJAYARAGHAVAN V.,
IAP //TRUE COPY// P.A. TO JUDGE