CRM No. 342 of 2019
Re:- An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure filed on 8th January, 2019 in connection with Bankura
Police Station Case No.312 dated 12.12.2018 under Sections 498A/302/34 of
the Indian Penal Code read with Sections 3 and 4 DP Act.
Mr. Arup Kundu
.. for the petitioner
Mr. Saswata Gopal Mukherjee
Mr. Aniket Mitra
.. for the State
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with Bankura Police
Station Case No.312 dated 12.12.2018 under Sections 498A/302/34 of the
Indian Penal Code read with Sections 3 and 4 DP Act.
The petitioner is unrelated to the victim. According to the case made out
against the petitioner, he is supposed to have instigated the husband and the
other in-laws to inflict torture on the victim that culminated in the victim
Considering the material against the petitioner as evident from the case
diary produced by the State, there may not be any need to take him into custody
at this stage as long as he cooperates with the investigation.
In the event of arrest, the petitioner will be granted bail upon furnishing a
bond of Rs.10,000/- (Rupees ten thousand only) with two sureties of Rs.5,000/-
(Rupees five thousand only) each to the satisfaction of the arresting officer,
subject to the conditions as laid down in Section 438 (2) of the Code of Criminal
Procedure, 1973. In addition, the petitioner will also report to the investigating
officer at such time and place as may be specified by the concerned police officer,
till the investigation is completed.
CRM 342 of 2019 is allowed as above.
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available to the
petitioner subject to compliance with all requisite formalities.
(Suvra Ghosh, J.) (Sanjib Banerjee, J. )