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POKKAN v. STATE OF KERALA - Bail Appl No. 4046 of 2006  RD-KL 121 (6 July 2006)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 4046 of 2006()
1. POKKAN, S/O. KANNAN,
1. STATE OF KERALA,
For Petitioner :SRI.LIFFY P. FRANCIS
For Respondent :PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
The Hon'ble MR. Justice J.M.JAMES
O R D E R
DATED THIS THE 6TH DAY OF JULY, 2006
O R D E RThe petitioner was arrested with 8.460 liters of Indian made foreign liquor, each bottle containing 180 ml., on 18.6.2006 at 18.55 hours. He remains in judicial custody. Hence this application under Section 439 Cr.P.C.
2. During the hearing, the learned counsel for the petitioner submitted that the case against the petitioner is totally a fabricated one and he is a person aged seventy.
3. In the facts and circumstances of this case, and
considering his age, though I am not satisfied with the
offered by the learned counsel, I am inclined to
grant bail and release the petitioner from jail, subject to
(a). The petitioner shall execute a bond for Rs.25,000/-, with two solvent sureties, each for B.A.4046/2006 2 the like sum, to the satisfaction of the Judicial Magistrate of First Class, Vadakara.
(b). The petitioner shall report before the investigating officer, once in a week, on every Monday, between 10.00 a.m and 11.00
a.m., for a period of four months, starting from 10.7.2006.
(c). If the petitioner commits any act, in violation of the provision of the Abkari Act, the investigating officer shall bring the same to the notice of the Court below and in which event, the learned Magistrate shall cancel the bail of the petitioner, as per the law, without waiting for any further orders from this Court. The application is allowed as above. J.M.JAMES
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