IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 25TH DAY OF APRIL, 2017
THE HON’ BLE MRS. JUSTICE RATHNAKALA
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.2654/2017
Aged about 48 years,
R/at Kamanahally Village,
Mandya District – 571 426.
(By Sri Kemparaju, Advocate)
The State of Karnataka by
K.R.Pet Rural Police Station,
Rep by its Public Prosecutor,
High Court Complex,
Bengaluru – 560 001.
(By Sri K. Nageshwarappa, HCGP)
This Criminal petition is filed under Section 439 of
Cr.P.C., praying to enlarge the petitioner on bail in the
event of his arrest in Crime No.21/2017 of K.R.Pet Rural
Police Station, Mandya District for the offences P/U/Ss
498A, 504, 306, 143 r/w 149 of IPC.
This petition coming on for Orders, this day, the
Court made the following:
The respondent-police have registered a F.I.R. against
the petitioner and his family members in respect of the
offences under Sections 498A, 504, 306, 143 read with 149
of IPC in their Crime No.21/2017.
2. The allegation is that the deceased Latha was married
to the petitioner and they have two issues from the
marriage. For the last two years accused persons i.e.
husband and in-laws of the deceased were harassing the
deceased, by insisting her to get money from her parents’
house. Agonized their tortures the deceased committed
suicide by setting herself ablaze on 15.01.2017 and expired
while under treatment in the hospital on 16.01.2017.
3. As per the submission at the Bar, on completion of
investigation charge sheet is filed in respect the offence
under Section 306 of IPC.
4. Having regard to the nature of allegation and since
the charge sheet is filed, there is no impediment to allow
the petition. Accordingly, petition is allowed. Petitioner is
ordered to be released on bail on his executing self bond for
a sum of Rs.1,00,000/- with one surety for the like sum to
the satisfaction of the concerned Court, subject to the
condition that he shall attend the Court regularly and shall
not threaten or tamper the prosecution witnesses in any