Abhay Ramchandra Dani v. State of Maharashtra

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Abhay Ramchandra Dani v. State of Maharashtra

Abhay Ramchandra Dani v. State of Maharashtra
In the High Court of Bombay
Ant. B. A. 1023/2019
Before Justice Sandeep K. Shinde
Decided on November 11, 2019

Relevancy of the case: Anticipatory bail application in a case involving stalking and transmission of obscene content

Statutes and Provisions Involved

  • The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 67, 67A)
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 354D, 509)

Relevant Facts of the Case

  • The complainant and the applicant were acquainted with each other through a matrimonial site.
  • After meeting with the applicant, the complainant decided not to get married to the applicant because she thought that they were not compatible.
  • The complainant then filed a complaint against the applicant in the police station. The applicant was directed to attend the police station.

Prominent Arguments by the Advocates

  • The petitioner’s counsel submitted that the applicant had attended the police station as directed.
  • The respondent’s counsel stated that as the investigation is over and the charge sheet would almost be completed, the bail could be granted.

Final Decision

  • Application allowed.
  • Anticipatory bail granted.