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Sunil Kumar vs State Of H.P. on 5 December, 2018

Cr.MP(M) No. 1592 of 2018
Decided on : 5.12.2018



Sunil Kumar      …..Petitioner. 

State of H.P.              ….Respondent. 

The Hon’ble Mr. Justice Sureshwar Thakur, Judge.

Whether approved for reporting?  

For the petitioner: Mr. Balwant Singh Thakur, 

For the respondent: Mr. Hemant Vaid  Mr. Desh Raj 
Thakur, Addl. A.Gs.


Sureshwar Thakur, J (oral)

The instant petition, has been   filed by applicant/

accused,   under   Section   439,   Code   of   Criminal   Procedure,

wherethrough, he seeks, an order, for his being released from

judicial custody, whereat he is extantly lodged, for, his allegedly

committing an offence, punishable under Section 376 (D), read

with Section 506 of the Indian Penal Code, in respect whereof,

an FIR No. 87 of 2016, of, 21.10.2016, is, registered with Police

Station, Dharampur, District Mandi, H.P.  

2. The   learned   counsel   for   the   bail­applicant,   has,

submitted   before this Court, the, statements’ rendered before

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the   learned   trial   Court   concerned,   by  the   prosecutrix   and   by


her   mother,   (i)   and,   a   perusal   whereof   reflects   that   both   the

prosecutrix   and   her   mother   rather   completely   resiling,   from,

their   previous   statements,   recorded   in   writing   (ii)   and   the

extent,   of,   renegings’   rather   encompresses,’     also,   the

proceedings drawn, under Section 164 Cr.P.C., and, vis­a­vis,

the MLC prepared, by the Doctor concerned, who, put her to

medical examination.

3. Given the omnibus magnitude, of,   resilings’ of the

material prosecution witnesses, this Court is constrained, to, at

this   stage   conclude,   that   prima   facie,   no   case   at   this   stage

being   made   out   against   the   bail­applicant,   and,   also   further

constrains,   this   Court   to   order,   for,   the   release   of   the   bail


4. The   bail­applicant/accused   is   suffering   judicial

incarceration,   for,   two   years,   hence   bearing   in   mind   the

aforesaid   factum,   this   Court   deems   it   fit   and   appropriate,   (i)

importantly,   when   the   Investigating   Officer   has   reported   that

the   bail­applicant,   has   throughout   associated,   hence,   in   the

relevant   investigation,   to,   hence   afford,   the   facility   of   bail   in

favour   of   the   bail   applicant/petitioner.   Moreso,   when   at   this

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stage,   no   evidence   has   been   adduced   by   the   prosecution,


demonstrating,   that   in   the   event  of   bail  being  granted   to   the

bail   applicant/petitioner,   there   being   every   likelihood   of   his

fleeing   from   justice   or   tampering   with   prosecution   evidence,

Accordingly,   the   indulgence   of   bail,   is,   granted   to   the   bail

applicant/petitioner, on, the following conditions:­

i) That he shall furnish personal bond, comprised in a 

sum of Rs. 5,00,000/­ with two sureties in the like 

amount,   to   the   satisfaction   of   the   learned   trial  


ii) That   he   shall   join   the   investigation,   as   and   when

required by the Investigating agency;

iii) That   he   shall   not   directly   or   indirectly   make   any

inducement,   threat   or   promise   to   any   person

acquainted   with   the   facts   of   the   case   so   as   to

dissuade him from disclosing such facts to the Court

or to the Police;

iv) That   he   shall  not  leave  India  without   the  previous

permission of the Court;

v) That he shall deposit his passport, if any, with the

Police Station, concerned;

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vi) That in case of violation of any of the conditions, the


bail granted to the petitioner shall be forfeited and

he shall be liable to be taken into custody.

6. In   view   of   above,   petition   stands   disposed   of.   Any

observation   made   herein   above   shall   not   be   taken   as   an

expression  of  opinion  on  the  merits   of  the  case  and  the  trial

Court shall decide the matter uninfluenced by any observation

made herein above. 

Dasti Copy. 

5th December, 2018    (Sureshwar Thakur),
           (kck)                    Judge. 

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