Applying for anticipatory bail without formal complaint or FIR lodged

Can an individual apply for anticipatory Bail even without a formal complaint or FIR lodged ? Can the individual seek bail fearing that a false 498A or DV case being filed ?

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Yes you have to file a case in court stating that you are in a stage of fear that you will be behind the bars as your wife I planning to file a dvc case against you and you don't want to go behind the bars

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Yes. Cr.p.c. provides for filing an anticipatory bail even without FIR registered. But generally courts will not be lnclined to grant AB unless there are serious grounds which warrant interference of court.

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Yes you can apply for anticipatory bail if you have fear of being arrest under 498 A DVC case or if you are threatened by that person and you assume that arrest is likely to take place fearing that person, you can file petition for anticipatory bail.

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