IN THE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA AT BENGALURU
DATED THIS THE 17TH DAY OF JANUARY 2020
THE HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE JOHN MICHAEL CUNHA
CRIMINAL PETITION NO.8527 OF 2019
Vinay Kumar.B @ Vinay
Aged about 32 years
R/at. No.53, 16th Cross
J.P.Nagar, 6th Stage
Bengaluru – 560 048.
(By Sri.Vijay Shetty, B.Advocate)
State of Karnataka
Puttenahalli Police Station
Bengaluru – 560 078
Represented by Government Advocate
High Court Building
Bengaluru – 560 001.
(By Sri.Thejesh.P., HCGP)
This Criminal Petition is filed under Section 439
Cr.P.C., to enlarge the petitioner on bail in Cr.No.
210/2019 of Puttenahalli P.S., Bengaluru City for the
offence p/u/s 498A, 506, 304B R/W 34 of IPC and Sections
3 and 4 of D.P.Act.
This Criminal Petition coming on for orders, this day,
the Court made the following:
This petition is by Accused No.1 in Crime
No.210/2019 registered for the offences punishable under
Sections 498A, 304B and 506 read with Section 34 of IPC
and under Sections 3 and 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
2. Heard learned counsel for petitioner.
3. Learned High Court Govt. Pleader has not filed
any statement of objection, but has orally opposed the
4. There is no dispute that the marriage between
petitioner and the deceased was performed on
15.02.2019. On account of certain dispute between the
deceased and her in-laws, it is stated that the petitioner
and the deceased had set up a separate house. The
allegations made in the chargesheet go to show that the
deceased did not want her in-laws to know her
whereabouts. However, it is alleged that on the date of
the incident, the petitioner herein called her mother and
disclosed his whereabouts, which is alleged to have
provoked the deceased to commit suicide.
5. It is stated that Accused Nos.2 to 5 are already
enlarged on bail by orders of this Court in Criminal Petition
No.7771/2019 dated 25.11.2019. The investigation is
completed and incriminating evidence in support of the
prosecution case is already collected by the investigating
agency, hence, the custody of the petitioner is not required
for the purpose of investigation or for eventual trial.
6. Accordingly, the criminal petition is allowed.
a) Petitioner/accused No.1 is ordered to be
enlarged on bail on furnishing a bond in a
sum of Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakhs
only) with two sureties each for the
likesum to the satisfaction of the
b) Petitioner shall appear before the court as
and when required.
c) Petitioner shall not threaten or allure the
prosecution witnesses in whatsoever
d) Petitioner shall not get involved in similar
e) Petitioner shall not leave the territorial
limits of the Trial Court without prior
permission of the Trial Court.