CRM No. 333 of 2019
Re:- An application for anticipatory bail under Section 438 of the
Code of Criminal Procedure filed on 7th January, 2019 in connection
with Krishnaganj Police Station Case No.249 of 2018 dated 26.10.2018
under Sections 498A/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
Saikat Sen @ Saykat Sen
Mr. Sumanta Das
.. for the petitioner
Mr. Madhusudan Sur
Mr. Manoranjan Mahata
.. for the State
The petitioner seeks anticipatory bail in connection with
Krishnaganj Police Station Case No.249 of 2018 dated 26.10.2018 under
Sections 498A/34 of the Indian Penal Code.
The State produces the case diary and says that the complainant
and her minor child are virtually destitutes at the paternal residence of
The petitioner claims to be working in Kerala and offers to pay
Rs.6,000/ per month towards the maintenance for the wife and the
In view of such offer, the petitioner is directed to make payment for
the month of January 2019 by 10th day of the following month and
continue making payments in similar manner for the subsequent
months. Any failure on the part of the petitioner to make the monthly
payments will entitle the wife to seek cancellation. In the event any
other forum passes any order for the maintenance or alimony pendente
lite or the like in favour of the wife, the payments made in terms of this
order, will be adjusted against the same.
Subject to the payment for the month of January, 2019 being first
tendered, 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 333 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. )