213 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Criminal Misc. M- No. 7393 of 2017 (OM)
Date of decision : May 30, 2017
Shivam Verma …..Petitioner
State of Punjab ….Respondent
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Gursimran Singh Bawa, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Deep Singh, AAG, Punjab.
Mr. D.S. Pheruman, Advocate
for the complainant.
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No. 60 dated 11.10.2016 registered under Sections 498A,
406 IPC at Police Station Women Amritsar, District Amritsar City.
It is submitted that during the pendency of this petition, the
matter has been amicably resolved between the parties before the Mediation
and Conciliation Centre of this Court on 01.05.2017. The petitioner and the
complainant have decided to part ways. It is, thus, prayed that this petition
Learned counsel for the complainant submits that in view of the
settlement the complainant has no objection to the grant of anticipatory bail
to the petitioner.
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Learned counsel for the State, on instructions, from ASI
Resham Singh, submits that the petitioner has joined investigation. He is not
required for custodial interrogation.
There are no allegations on behalf of the State that the
petitioner is likely to abscond, if released on bail.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances noted above but
without expressing any opinion on the merits of case, it is considered just
and expedient to allow this petition. Consequently, order dated 06.03.2017
is made absolute.
Liberty is afforded to the complainant to move an appropriate
application in case the petitioner does not comply with or adhere to the
terms and conditions of the settlement arrived at between the parties.
May 30, 2017 Judge
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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