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SATHYASEELAN, S/O.KUNJUPILLAI v. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY THE - Bail Appl No. 5082 of 2007  RD-KL 16228 (21 August 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 5082 of 2007()
1. SATHYASEELAN, S/O.KUNJUPILLAI,
1. STATE OF KERALA REPRESENTED BY THE
For Petitioner :SRI.K.V.ANIL KUMAR
For Respondent : No Appearance
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
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Dated this the 21st day of August, 2007
ORDERApplication for regular bail. Allegations are raised under the provisions of the Kerala Abkari Act. The petitioner was allegedly found to be in possession of 26 litres of arrack on 24.07.2007. The petitioner was arrested and he continues in custody from that date. The learned Public Prosecutor submits that there is no criminal antecedents for the petitioner.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioner prays, the learned Public Prosecutor does not seriously oppose the said prayer on condition that the Investigators 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 conditions.
3. In the result, this petition is allowed. The petitioner
shall be released on bail on the following terms and conditions:
i) The petitioner shall not be released on bail on the strength of this order prior to 25/08/2007. The Investigating B.A.No.5082 of 2007 2 Officer shall, in the meantime, make every endeavour to complete the investigation. 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, for a period of three months. Thereafter, he shall make himself available for interrogation as and when directed by the investigating officer in writing to do so.
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