Bail denied to the Petitioner for grievously hurting 2 persons: High Court Of Patna

The Petitioners were alleged to grievously hurt the informant and his relatives. The Petitioners were granted bail except for Petitioner 5 who was mainly accused of hurting the most. The Hon’ble High Court of Patna before Justice Mr. Ahsanuddin Amanullah in the matter Kriya Ram and others v. The State of Bihar[Criminal Miscellaneous No. 35560 of 2020].

The facts of the case were that the petitioner was apprehended arrest in connection with the Case, instituted under Sections 147, 149, 447, 448, 341, 323, 324, 325, and 307 of the Indian Penal Code. It was alleged that the petitioners had assaulted the informant and caused serious injuries to the relatives of the informant. 

Learned counsel for the petitioners submitted that the parties are agnates and there was a fight between them for which there is also a counter case. It was submitted that even as per the allegation, the same are general and omnibus in nature except against petitioner no. 5, who is said to have assaulted, along with others, not petitioners herein, with an iron rod on the head of Rajendra Ram. Learned counsel submitted that the petitioners have no other criminal antecedent and even in the FIR, no reason has been mentioned as to why the occurrence took place. 

The Additional Public Prosecutor contended that there were 2 grievous injury reports. However, it wasn’t controverted much. But it was specific that petitioner 5 along with some co-accused assaulted by the iron rod on the head and allegations are general and omnibus. 

The Hon’ble High Court Of Patna held,” Having considered the facts and circumstances of the case and submissions of learned counsel for the parties, in the event of arrest or surrender before the Court below within six weeks from today, petitioner no. 1, namely, Kriya Ram @ Bablu Ram @ Bablu Kumar; petitioner no. 2, namely, Sudhir Ram; petitioner no. 3, namely, Kamlesh Ram; petitioner no. 4, namely, Jugesh Ram and petitioner no. 6, namely, Pappu Ram, be released on bail upon furnishing bail bonds of Rs. 25,000/- (twenty five thousand) each with two sureties of the like amount…” The Petition of Petitioner 5 stood rejected by the Court. The Petitioner stood disposed of on the mentioned terms.

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Judgment Reviewed By Nimisha Dublish

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