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SUDHAKARAN, S/O KUTTAPPAN v. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY THE - Bail Appl No. 4290 of 2007  RD-KL 13194 (16 July 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 4290 of 2007()
1. SUDHAKARAN, S/O KUTTAPPAN,
1. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY THE
2. EXCISE INSPECTOR,
For Petitioner :SRI.GEORGE VARGHESE(PERUMPALLIKUTTIYIL)
For Respondent : No Appearance
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
R.BASANT, J.B.A.No.4290 of 2007
Dated this the 16th day of July 2007
O R D E RApplication for regular bail. The petitioner faces allegations under the Kerala Abkari Act. The petitioner was allegedly found to be in possession of 100 litres of wash on 15/6/2007. He was arrested and continues in custody from that date. The learned Public Prosecutor submits that the petitioner has no criminal antecedents to his credit.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioner prays, the learned Public Prosecutor does not oppose the said prayer on condition that the investigating officer is granted reasonable further time to complete the investigation and I am satisfied that regular bail can be granted to the petitioner subject to appropriate conditions.
3. In the result, this petition is allowed. The petitioner
can now be enlarged on bail on the
following terms and
i) The petitioner shall not be released on bail on the strength of this order prior to 28/07/2007. The investigating officer shall, in the meantime, make every endeavour to complete the investigation. B.A.No.4290/07 2 ii) He shall execute a bond for Rs.75,000/- (Rupees seventy five thousand only) with two solvent sureties each for the like sum to the satisfaction of the learned Magistrate. iii) The petitioner shall make himself available for interrogation before the investigating officer between 10 a.m and 12 noon on all Mondays and Fridays for a period of three months from the date of his release and thereafter as and when directed by the investigating officer in writing to do so.
(R.BASANT, JUDGE)jsr B.A.No.4290/07 3 B.A.No.4290/07 4
ORDER21ST DAY OF MAY2007
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