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Smt. Rudramma (A-2) vs State Of Karnataka on 3 January, 2019

Crl.P.No. 9013/2018
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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

DATED THIS THE 3RD DAY OF JANUARY, 2019

BEFORE

THE HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE K.S. MUDAGAL

CRIMINAL PETITION NO.9013/2018

BETWEEN:

Smt. Rudramma (A-2)
W/o late Prakashappa
Aged about 54 years,
KPTCL employee
No.1020, 3rd Cross, 2nd Stage
Shivakumara Swamy Layout
Davanagere – 577 005. … Petitioner

(By Sri. Kempe gowda C M, Advocate)

AND:

State of Karnataka
By Women Police
Chitradurga
By State Public Prosecutor
High Court Building Complex
High Court of Karnataka
Bengaluru – 560 001. … Respondent

(By Sri. K.P.Yoganna, HCGP)

This CRL.P is filed u/S.438 CR.P.C, praying to
enlarge the petitioner on bail in the event of his arrest in
Cr.No.75/2018 of Women Police Station, Chitradurga for
the offences p/u/s.323,114,504,506,498(A) R/W 149 of
IPC and Sections 3 AND 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act.
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This petition coming on for orders this day, the Court
made the following;

ORDER

Petitioner is accused No.2 in Crime No.75/2018 of

Women Police Station, Chitradurga Town, which is

registered against the petitioner and 8 others for the

offences punishable under Sections.149, 506, 504, 498A,

114 and 323 of IPC, and Sections 3 and 4 of the Dowry

Prohibition Act, on the complaint of one Bhagyashree, wife

of accused No.1.

2. Accused No.1 is the son of accused Nos.3 and 4

and other accused are their relatives. The marriage of

accused No.1 and complainant was solemnized on

19/04/2018. On 16/05/2018 accused No.1 filed a divorce

petition against the complainant. Notice of the petition was

served on the complainant on 18/08/2018.

3. It is alleged that petitioner/accused subjected the

complainant to physical and mental cruelty in connection

with their unlawful demands and stating that accused
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No.1 was not interested in marrying her and if she dies,

he can marry another lady. It is further alleged that other

accused were abetting accused No.1 to harass the

complainant and ultimately all of them drove her out of her

matrimonial home in the month of July 2018.

4. Complainant herself states that she is in her

parental house since July 2018. The allegations against the

petitioner are general. Serious and prime allegations are

made against accused No.1. The offences alleged are

triable by the Magistrate. Under these circumstances, it is

a fit case to grant anticipatory bail.

5. The petition is allowed. Petitioner is granted

anticipatory bail in Crime No.75/2018 of Women Police

Station, Chitradurga Town, subject to following

conditions:-

i) She shall appear before the Investigating
Officer within ten days from the date of receipt
of copy of this order;

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ii)She shall execute personal bond in a sum of
Rs.25,000/- and furnish one surety in the
likesum to the satisfaction of the Investigating
Officer/Court for her appearance.

iii) She shall appear before Investigating
Officer/Magistrate/Court as and when required
for the purpose of investigation/trial.

iv) She shall not tamper the witnesses in any
manner.

Sd/-

JUDGE

Msu

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