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Sri Rajappa @ Munirajappa vs State Of Karnataka on 28 March, 2017

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   IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU

        DATED THIS THE 28TH DAY OF MARCH 2017

                          BEFORE

         THE HON'BLE MRS.JUSTICE RATHNAKALA

          CRIMINAL PETITION NO.2641 OF 2017

BETWEEN:

Sri Rajappa @ Munirajappa
S/o Ramappa @ Rajappa
Aged about 63 years
Residing at Shamshethihalli village
Masthi Hobli
Malur Taluk-563139.                     ...PETITIONER

(By Sri.Ramakrishna Hegde, Adv. for
 Sri.Veeranna.G.Tigadi, Adv.)

AND:

State of Karnataka,
Represented by the Sub-Inspector of Police
Masthi Police station
Masthi, Malur Taluk,
Represented by the SPP
High Court of Karnataka,
Bengaluru-560001.                          ...RESPONDENT

(By Sri.S.Vishnu Murthy, HCGP)

      This Criminal Petition is filed under Section 439 of
Cr.P.C. praying to enlarge the petitioner on bail in
Cr.No.35/2016 (S.C.No.159/2016) of Masti P.S., Kolar
District for the offence punishable under Sections 498A,
304B r/w Section 34 of IPC and Sections 3 and 4 of the
D.P.Act.
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      This Criminal Petition coming on for Orders this day,
the Court made the following:

                          ORDER

Learned High Court Government Pleader is directed to

take notice for the respondent.

2. Heard the learned counsel for the petitioner and the

learned HCGP for the respondent-State.

3. The petitioner is chargesheeted by the respondent-

police in respect of the offences punishable under Sections

498A, 304B r/w Section 34 of IPC and Sections 3 and 4 of the

Dowry Prohibition Act. He is arrayed as accused No.3.

4. The allegation of the prosecution is, accused persons

tortured the deceased Sunitha (daughter-in-law of this

petitioner) which lead her to commit suicide by setting herself

ablaze in the matrimonial home on 27.3.2016 at 2.30 p.m.
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5. The first and the second accused i.e., the wife and

the son of this petitioner are enlarged on bail in

Crl.P.No.5521/2016 dated 5.10.2016 and

Crl.P.No.8017/2016 dated 30.11.2016 respectively. In that

view of the matter, there is no impediment to allow the

petition.

6. Accordingly, petition is allowed. Petitioner is

enlarged on bail in Crime No.35/2016 registered by the

respondent-police, on the following conditions:

(i) He shall execute a personal bond for Rs.1,00,000/- and

has to furnish one surety for the likesum to the

satisfaction of the concerned Court.

(ii) He shall not tamper with any of the prosecution

witnesses directly or indirectly.

(iii) He shall appear before the concerned Court regularly

on all hearing dates.

Sd/-

JUDGE
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