MAHENDRAKUMAR SHANKARLAL PATEL Vs. STATE OF GUJARAT
LAWS(GJH)-2016-2-31
HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT
Decided on February 10,2016

Mahendrakumar Shankarlal Patel Appellant
VERSUS
STATE OF GUJARAT Respondents

JUDGEMENT

- (1.) By way of the present application under Section 438 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, the applicant - original accused has prayed to release him on anticipatory bail in case of his arrest in connection with the FIR being C.R.No.I -107 of 2015 registered with Mansa Police Station, District -Gandhinagar.
(2.) Mr.Bharat T.Rao, learned advocate for the applicant submits that the applicant is ready and willing to deposit an amount of Rs.35,000/ - within a period of one week. He would submit that the nature of allegations are such for which custodial interrogation at this stage is not necessary. Besides, the applicant is available during the course of investigation and will not flee from justice. In view of the above, the applicant may be granted anticipatory bail. Learned advocate for the applicant on instructions states that the applicant is ready and willing to abide by all the conditions including imposition of conditions with regard to powers of Investigating Agency to file an application before the competent Court for his remand. He would further submit that upon filing of such application by the Investigating Agency, the right of applicant -accused to oppose such application on merits may be kept open.
(3.) Learned Additional Public Prosecutor appearing on behalf of the respondent -State has opposed grant of anticipatory bail looking to the nature and gravity of the offence.;


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