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SANTHOSH, S/O.CHANDRAN v. STATE OF KERALA, REP. BY - Bail Appl No. 5459 of 2007  RD-KL 17152 (11 September 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 5459 of 2007()
1. SANTHOSH, S/O.CHANDRAN,
2. ARUNKUMAR @ MANIKUTTAN,
1. STATE OF KERALA, REP. BY
For Petitioner :SRI.T.A.UNNIKRISHNAN
For Respondent : No Appearance
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
R.BASANT, J.B.A.No.5459 of 2007
Dated this the 11th day of September 2007
O R D E RApplication for regular bail. Petitioners are accused 1 and
2. They were allegedly found engaging themselves in the illicit activity of distilling liquor. 10 litres of wash, 5 litres of arrack and utensils for distillation were allegedly seized on 21/8/2007. The petitioners were arrested and continues in custody from that date. They have no history of any criminal antecedents, submits the learned Public Prosecutor.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioners 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 petitioners subject to appropriate conditions.
3. In the result, this petition is allowed. The petitioners
can now be enlarged on bail on the following terms and
i) The petitioners shall not be released on bail on the strength of this order prior to 22/09/2007. The investigating officer shall, in the meantime, make every endeavour to complete the investigation. B.A.No. 5459/07 2 ii) They shall execute bonds for Rs.50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand only) each with two solvent sureties each for the like sum to the satisfaction of the learned Magistrate. iii) The petitioners shall make themselves 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 and thereafter as and when directed by the investigating officer in writing to do so.
(R.BASANT, JUDGE)jsr B.A.No. 5459/07 3 B.A.No. 5459/07 4
ORDER21ST DAY OF MAY2007
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