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JACOB ALIAS CHACKO v. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY - Bail Appl No. 4328 of 2007  RD-KL 13247 (17 July 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 4328 of 2007()
1. JACOB ALIAS CHACKO,
1. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY
For Petitioner :SRI.K.V.ANIL KUMAR
For Respondent :PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
R.BASANT, JB.A.No4328. of 2007
Dated this the 17th day of July, 2007
ORDERApplication for regular bail. The petitioner faces allegations in a crime registered under Section 376 I.P.C. The defacto complaint, a divorcee, aged about 25 years had allegedly occasion to go to the house of the petitioner-a neighbour on 28.03.06. There they allegedly had sexual intercourse. There was a promise that the petitioner shall marry the defacto complainant. They continued to indulge in sexual relationship. The defacto complainant became pregnant. Six and a half months into the pregnancy, she filed a complaint alleging commission of the offence of rape by the petitioner. The promise to marry was not honoured, she complained. Crime was registered. The petitioner was arrested on 28.06.2007. Investigation is continuing. The blood samples have been forwarded to the expert for the conduct of the D.N.A test. Results are awaited. The petitioner continues in custody from 28.06.07.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioner prays, the learned Public Prosecutor does not seriously oppose the said prayer and I am satisfied that the petitioner can now be enlarged on bail subject to appropriate terms and conditions. I have already referred to facts broadly. It is not necessary in the facts and circumstances of the case to advert to facts in any greater detail now. B.A.No.4328 of 2007 2
3. In the result, this application is allowed. The petitioner
shall now be released on bail on
the following terms and conditions.
i) The petitioner shall execute a bond for Rs.25,000/- (Rupees Twenty five thousand only) with two solvent sureties each for the like sum to the satisfaction of the learned Magistrate; ii) 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 two months from the date of his release and thereafter as and when directed by the Investigating Officer in writing to do so.
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