Jai Singh Sisodiya v. Central Bureau of Investigation
In the High Court of Madhya Pradesh
Before Justice S. K. Gangele
Decided on October 03, 2016
Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving the withdrawal of money received illegally in the bank account
Statutes and Provisions Involved
- The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66C)
- The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Sections 120B, 109, 409, 420, 467, 468, 471, 477A)
- Prevention of Corruption Act, 1968 (Section 13(1)(c), 13(1)(d), 13(2))
- The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Section 439)
Relevant Facts of the Case
- It was alleged that an amount of ₹ 6,60,000/- was deposited in the applicant’s bank account illegally, and he had withdrawn it.
- It was stated that another co-accused, Mr Raghuwanshi, had withdrawn an amount of ₹6,95,000/- that was deposited in his account illegally. The CBI did not arrest the applicant during the investigation, but he was arrested after the charge sheet was filed. The trial court had granted bail without looking into the merits of the matter, upon a personal bond of ₹50,000/- along with one solvent surety.
Prominent Arguments by Advocates
- The applicant’s counsel submitted that the manager had already deposited the amount, and Rajaram Raghuwanshi, the co-accused, had already been granted bail by this court.
- Application allowed.
- Bail granted, subject to conditions.
This case summary has been prepared by Shrawani Mohani, an undergraduate student at ILS Law College, Pune, during her internship with The Cyber Blog India in January/February 2021.