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BAIJU, AGED 38 YEARS v. STATE OF KERALA, REPRESENTED - Bail Appl No. 5630 of 2007  RD-KL 17513 (19 September 2007)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAMBail Appl No. 5630 of 2007()
1. BAIJU, AGED 38 YEARS
1. STATE OF KERALA, REPRESENTED
For Petitioner :SRI.A.KRISHNAN
For Respondent : No Appearance
The Hon'ble MR. Justice R.BASANT
O R D E R
R. BASANT, J.B.A. NO. 5630 of 2007
Dated this the 19th day of September, 2007
ORDERApplication for regular bail. The petitioner along with the co-accused faces allegations under the Kerala Abkari Act. They had allegedly transported 525 litres of spirit when they were intercepted. The petitioner continues in custody from 25/7/07. The co-accused has already been directed to be released on bail as per the order dated 10/9/07 in B.A.No.5452/07.
2. The learned counsel for the petitioner prays, the learned Public Prosecutor does not oppose the said prayer on condition that the identical conditions as were imposed on the co-accused are imposed on the petitioner herein also 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) The application is allowed. B.A. NO. 5630 of 2007 -: 2 :-
(b) The petitioner shall be released on bail on the following terms and conditions:
(i) The petitioner shall not be released from custody on the strength of this order prior to 24/9/07. The Investigator shall, in the meantime, make every endeavour to complete the investigation. (ii) The petitioner shall execute a bond for Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one lakh 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 on all Mondays and Fridays between 10 a.m. and 12 noon for a period of three months and thereafter as and when directed by the Investigating Officer in writing to do so.
(R. BASANT, JUDGE)Nan/
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