IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB HARYANA AT
CRM-M-15070 of 2018 (OM)
Date of decision: April 17, 2018
Vivek @ Gony …Petitioner
State of Haryana …Respondent
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJAN GUPTA
Present: Mr. Ashit Malik, Advocate for the petitioner.
Mr. Tanuj Sharma, AAG, Haryana.
Rajan Gupta, J.(oral)
This is a petition under Section 439 Cr.P.C. seeking regular bail
in a case registered against the petitioner under Section 377 IPC and Section
4 of POCSO Act at Police Station Murthal District Sonepat, vide FIR
No.399 dated 4.11.2017.
Petitioner is stated to be 19 years old. Allegation against him is
that he committed sodomy with the complainant. Admittedly, investigation
has been completed and trial is in progress. Petitioner is incarcerated since
4.11.2017. Trial may take long time to conclude. Thus, no useful purpose
will be served by detaining the petitioner in custody any longer. Thus,
without expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, this petition is
allowed and the petitioner is directed to be released on bail to the
satisfaction of Chief Judicial Magistrate/Duty Magistrate, Sonepat.
April 17, 2018
Whether speaking / reasoned Yes / No
Whether Reportable: Yes / No
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