Manoj Kumar R. v. State of Karnataka

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Manoj Kumar R. v. State of Karnataka

Manoj Kumar R. v. State of Karnataka
In the High Court of Karnataka
Crl. P. 7018/2017
Before Justice Rathnakala
Decided on October 11, 2017

Relevancy of the case: Bail application in a case involving the fabrication of fake VISA/Master cards.

Statutes and Provisions Involved

  • The Information Technology Act, 2000 (Section 66C, 66D)
  • The Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Section 420, 468, 471)
  • The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Sections 438, 482)

Relevant Facts of the Case

  • This bail application is made by accused number 3 in Crime 331/2017 registered by the Cyber Crime Police.
  • Accused number 1 is a Srilankan National, who was allegedly involved in fabricating fake Visa/Master Cards. The applicant is accused of supplying swiping machines to him.
  • Accused number 1 and 2 cheated the original cardholders by fabricating their cards. The applicant was accused of similar allegations in Crime 45/2016 registered by the same police unit.
  • He challenged the FIR through a petition under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and it was allowed vide order dated September 28, 2016.
  • Thus, the request for anticipatory bail is filed by the petitioner.

Final Decision

  • Petition allowed.
  • Anticipatory bail granted subject to certain conditions.

This case summary has been prepared by Neelangini Tiwari, an undergraduate student at Kirori Mal College, DU, during her internship with The Cyber Blog India in January/February 2021.