AB Court 28 C.R.M. 3676 of 2018
In Re : An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure in connection with Ghatal P.S.
Case No.57 of 2018 dated 14.3.2018 under Sections 498A/328/
307/506/34 of the Indian Penal Code read with Sections 3 and
4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act
In the matter of : Sk. Ajahar Ali
Mr. Taraknath Sarkar …for the Petitioners.
Mr. Soumik Ganguly …for the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioners that
petitioner no.1 has been released on regular bail in the
Hence, the prayer for anticipatory bail is not pressed so
far as petitioner no.1 is concerned.
Having considered the materials on record including the
statement of the victim recorded at page 45 of the case diary
prima facie disclosing involvement of the petitioner nos.2, 4 and
5 in the alleged torture, we are not inclined to grant anticipatory
bail to them.
Their prayer for anticipatory bail is, accordingly,
However, bearing in mind the extent of complicity of the
petitioner no.3, namely, Sahana Bibi in the alleged offence, we
are of the opinion that her custodial interrogation may not be
necessary and she may be granted anticipatory bail.
Accordingly, we direct that in the event of arrest the
petitioner no.3, namely, Sahana Bibi shall be released on bail
upon furnishing bond of Rs.10,000/-(Rupees Ten Thousand
only) with two sureties of like amount each to the satisfaction of
the arresting officer and also subject to the conditions as laid
down under Section 438(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure,
The application for anticipatory bail is partly allowed.
Urgent Photostat Certified copy of this order, if applied
for, be supplied expeditiously after complying with all necessary
(Ravi Krishan Kapur, J.) (Joymalya Bagchi, J.)