HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT ALLAHABAD
?Court No. – 68
Case :- CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL APPLICATION No. – 55569 of 2019
Applicant :- Smt. Ranu Agrawal
Opposite Party :- State of U.P.
Counsel for Applicant :- Rajrshi Gupta,Dileep Kumar(Senior Adv.),Ishan Deo Giri,Rizwan Ahamad
Counsel for Opposite Party :- G.A.
Hon’ble Bachchoo Lal,J.
Heard learned counsel for the applicant, learned A.G.A. for the State and perused the record.
Learned counsel for the applicant submits that applicant is mother-in-law of the deceased. There was no dispute of demand of dowry. The applicant has not harassed or tortured to the deceased. The marriage of the deceased was solemnized with son of applicant on 24.1.2017. After marriage her husband took her to pleasure trip to Australia, thereafter, United State of America where father and mother of the deceased were also accompanied them. It has further been submitted that Rs. 14,50,000/- were given to the parents of deceased by the applicant and the said amount was transferred from the bank account of applicant to the bank account of father of the deceased. It has further been submitted that in the statement of Smt. Shakuntala who is made-servant of applicant it has come that some hot talk has taken place in between applicant and deceased on the workout of made-servant due to which the deceased jumped from the window and she died. It has further been submitted that as per statement of Smt. Shakuntala the deceased has took favour of made-servant. Only due to some altercation the deceased has jumped from the window. The applicant has not compelled the deceased to commit suicide. It has further been submitted that applicant has not committed the alleged offence. The co-accused Sushil Agrawal, father-in-law of the deceased has already been released on bail by another bench of this court vide order dated 12.9.2019 in Criminal Misc. Bail Application No. 35593 of 2019, therefore, the applicant is also entitled for bail. The applicant has no criminal history and is in jail since 6.7.2019.
Per contra; learned A.G.A. has opposed the prayer for bail.
Considering the facts and circumstances of the case and without expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, I find it a fit case for bail.
Let the applicant Smt. Ranu Agrawal involved in Case Crime No. 69 of 2019, under Sectionsection 498A, Section304B, Section506 IPC and 3/4 D.P. Act, P.S. Kohna, District Kanpur Nagar be released on bail on her furnishing a personal bond with two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the court concerned with the following conditions:
1. The applicant will not tamper with the evidence.
2. She shall not pressurize/intimidate the prosecution witnesses and shall cooperate with the trial.
3. She shall appear on each and every date fixed by the trial court unless personal appearance is exempted by the court concerned.
In case of breach of any conditions mentioned above, the trial court shall be at liberty to cancel the bail of the applicant.
Order Date :- 13.12.2019