CRM No. 5388 of 2018
In Re:- An application for anticipatory bail under section 438 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 25.7.2018 in connection
with Uluberia Police Station Case No.262/2018 dated 14.04.2018,
under sections 498A/302/304B/34 of the Indian Penal Code;
@ Sekh Manuyara Khatun and another
Mr.Anindya Ghosh, Advocate
..for the Petitioners
Mr. Saibal Bapuli, Ld. P.P.
Mr. Arani Bhattacharyya, Advocate
.. for the State
The petitioners seek anticipatory bail in connection with
Uluberia Police Station Case No.262/2018 dated 14.04.2018,
under sections 498A/302/304B/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
The petitioners are the mother-in-law and husband’s
brother, respectively, of the victim who succumbed to her burn
injuries. Though there is a statement where the victim
admitted to having attempted to commit suicide, the State
refers to the post-mortem report and the unusual feature of the
backside of the victim suffering more burn injuries than the
The petitioners say that even the husband and the father-
in-law who were arrested have been granted anticipatory bail.
Since the statement attributed to the victim indicates that
she may have committed suicide, there may not be any need to
take the petitioners into custodial interrogation.
Accordingly, in the event of arrest, the petitioners will be
granted bail upon furnishing security 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 as laid down in 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 subject to the
conditions as indicated above.
A certified copy of this order be immediately made available
to the petitioners subject to compliance with all requisite
(Abhijit Gangopadhyay, J.) (Sanjib Banerjee, J. )