Criminal Procedure Code, 1973
Section 438—Anticipatory bail—FIR registered under Sections 354/354B/509/34 of IPC—Complainant (petitioner’s bhabhi) earlier filed a matrimonial complaint against petitioner and his family—Status report filed by State mentions that petitioner and other accused persons were issued notices under Section 41 of CrPC and pursuant to such notice, the present petitioner and other accused persons had joined investigation and have sought time for submitting reply—As petitioner has already joined investigation, it is directed that in the event of arrest, the petitioner admitted to bail—Application allowed.
[Paras 3 & 4]
Decision : Application allowed