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GANGADHARAN NAIR, AGED 48 YEARS v. STATE OF KERALA, REP. BY - Bail Appl No. 4820 of 2007(G)  RD-KL 15283 (9 August 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 4820 of 2007(G)
1. GANGADHARAN NAIR, AGED 48 YEARS,
1. STATE OF KERALA, REP. BY
For Petitioner :SRI.SANTHARAM.P
For Respondent : No Appearance
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
R. BASANT, J.B.A. NO. 4820 of 2007
Dated this the 9th day of August, 2007
ORDERApplication for regular bail. The petitioner faces allegations under the Kerala Abkari Act. The petitioner was allegedly found to be in possession of 3.750 litres of Indian Made Foreign Liquor on 27/7/07. He was arrested and continues in custody from that date. The learned Public Prosecutor reports that the petitioner has no history of any criminal antecedents.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioner prays, the learned Public Prosecutor does not seriously oppose the said prayer on condition that the Investigator is granted reasonable further time to complete the investigation and I am satisfied that the petitioner can now be directed to be enlarged on bail subject to appropriate terms and conditions.
3. In the result:
(a) This application is allowed. The petitioner shall be released on bail on the following terms and conditions: B.A. NO. 4820 of 2007 -: 2 :-
(i) The petitioner shall not be released from custody on the strength of this order prior to 13/8/07. The Investigator shall, in the meantime, make every endeavour to complete the investigation. (ii) The petitioner shall execute a bond for Rs.25,000/- 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 as and when directed by the Investigating Officer in writing to do so.
(R. BASANT, JUDGE)Nan/
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