IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE FOR RAJASTHAN AT JODHPUR ORDER D.B. CRIMINAL MISC. BAIL (SUSPENSION OF SENTENCE) APPLICATION NO.1111/2014 IN D.B. CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.1/2014 Nathu Ram Vs. The State of Rajasthan Date of Order :: 17.12.2014 PRESENT HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE GOVIND MATHUR HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE ATUL KUMAR JAIN Mr. MK Garg, for the applicant Mr. JPS Choudhary, Public Prosecutor ... BY THE COURT :
While pressing this application, it is submitted by learned
counsel that the applicant is behind bars since 13.6.2008. It is
pointed out that as a matter of fact some dispute was already
existing between the parties with regard to a piece of a land.
According to learned counsel all other accused persons except
the present applicant are availing suspension of sentence. It is
also pointed out that as per the ocular evidence available on
record, the applicant was said to be armed with ‘barchi’ but a
‘gandasi’ has been recovered at his instance.
While opposing the application, it is submitted by learned
Public Prosecutor that the case of the present applicant cannot
be compared with the other co-accused persons as the fatal
head injury is assigned to the present applicant.
Heard learned counsel for the applicant, learned Public
Prosecutor and also examined the record. True it is, the fatal
head injury is assigned to the present applicant but it is also
relevant to notice thats as per the FIR one Kanhiya Lal, who was
not charge-sheeted too caused injury on the head of deceased.
Besides that, one head injury has also been assigned to
Having considered all these facts, specially by taking into
consideration the fact that the applicant is behind bar since
13.6.2008, we are inclined to grant this application.
Accordingly, this application seeking suspension of
sentence is allowed and it ordered that that the sentence passed
by learned Special Judge, SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act
Cases, Churu vide judgment dated 12.12.2013 against
applicant Nathu Ram S/o. Hanuman Prasad shall remain
suspended till final disposal of aforesaid criminal appeal provided
he executes two sureties in a sum of Rs.25,000/- each and a
personal bond in a sum of Rs.50,000/- to the satisfaction of
learned trial court for his appearance in this Court on 28.1.2015
and subsequently before the trial court on the following
1. That he will appear before the trial court in the month of
January every year till the appeal is decided.
2. That if the appellant changes his place of residence, he will
give the changed address in writing to the trial court, High Court
as well as to his counsel in the High Court.
3. Similarly if sureties change his/her/their address, they will
give in writing his/her/their changed address to the trial court.
The learned trial court shall keep the record of attendance
of the accused appellant in a separate file. Such file be
registered as Criminal Misc. Case related to the Sessions Case in
which the accused appellant was tried and convicted. A copy of
this order shall also be placed in that file for ready reference.
Criminal misc. file shall not be taken into account for statistical
purpose relating to pendency and disposal of cases in the trial
court. In case the said accused appellant does not appear before
the trial court, the learned trial judge shall report the matter to
the High Court for cancellation of bail.
[ATUL KUMAR JAIN], J. [GOVIND MATHUR], J. Sanjay