C.R.M. 5117 of 2018
sg Ct. No.34
In Re: – An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal
Sujit Mondal Ors.
State of West Bengal
Mr. Nitish Bapari, Adv.
…for the petitioners.
Mr. Saswata Gopal Mukherjee, PP
Smt. Sreeparna Das, Adv.
…for the State.
The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with Bhimpur Police
Station Case No. 282 of 2017 dated 21.12.2017 under Sections 498A/306/34 of the
Indian Penal Code.
The petitioners are the husband, husband’s brother, father-in-law and
brother of the father-in-law, respectively, of the victim who apparently committed
suicide in Jaipur almost a year prior to complaint being lodged by the victim’s
father in Nadia. According to the petitioners, the body of the victim was cremated
in the presence of the members of her parents’ family.
Considering the material on record and the delay in filing the complaint, it
does not appear necessary that the petitioners should be taken into custody for their
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioners are directed to be
released on bail upon furnishing a bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only)
each with two sureties of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees five thousand only) each, one of
whom must be local, to the satisfaction of the Arresting Officer, subject to the
conditions laid down under Section 438(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure,
1973. In addition, the petitioners will also report to the Investigating Officer at such
time and place as may be specified by the concerned police officer.
The petition for anticipatory bail is allowed on the conditions indicated
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to the
petitioners, subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.) (Sanjib Banerjee, J.)