IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB & HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH
Date of decision: 04.02.2014
State of Punjab
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE R.P. NAGRATH
PRESENT: Mr. Vikas Singh, Advocate for the petitioner.
Mr. PS Ahluwalia, Advocate for the complainant.
R.P. NAGRATH, J. (ORAL)
This petition under Section 438 Cr.P.C. has been filed by the
petitioner seeking anticipatory bail in FIR No. 329 dated 11.12.2013
registered under Sections 498-A/323/506/313 IPC at Police Station
Patran, District Patiala.
Marriage of the petitioner with the complainant-Rama Jindal
was solemnized on 12.12.2010 and a girl child was born after 2 years of
the marriage. Second time when the complainant conceived a child that
sex determination test was conducted as per story in the FIR and
petitioner was putting pressure upon the complainant to get the pregnancy
aborted. There is allegation of beating as well as kicking the lady on her
abdomen and on medical examination it was found that there was alleged
history of assault also. It also seems from the facts that for sexCRM-M-4173-2014 -2-
determination of the child a complaint has been filed by the Civil
Surgeon under the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques
(Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994.
Looking into these serious allegations, no ground is made
out to grant pre-arrest bail to the petitioner.
February 04, 2014 ( R.P. NAGRATH )