Gurcharan Singh vs State Of Punjab on 16 August, 2017

204 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
AT CHANDIGARH

Criminal Misc. M- No. 26553 of 2016 (OM)
Date of decision : August 16, 2017

Gurcharan Singh …..Petitioner

Versus

State of Punjab and another ….Respondents

CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL

Present: Mr. Rishu Mahajan, Advocate for the petitioner.

Mr. Devinder Bir Singh, DAG, Punjab.

Mr. Mukesh K. Sharma, Advocate for
Mr. Parveen Kataria, Advocate
for the complainant.

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LISA GILL, J.

The petitioner, who is the husband of the complainant in this

case, seeks concession of anticipatory bail in FIR No. 36 dated 18.03.2016

registered under Sections 406, 498A, 494, 506, 120B IPC at Police Station

Lopoke, Amritsar, District Amritsar.

Interim relief was afforded to the petitioner by this Court vide

order dated 04.08.2016. This matter was placed before the Mediation and

Conciliation Centre of this Court to explore the possibility of an amicable

resolution of the entire dispute between the parties. However, mediation

was not successful. It was brought to the notice of this Court on 13.07.2017

that the petitioner did not join proceedings after 23.03.2017 and an

apprehension was expressed by learned counsel for the complainant that the

petitioner has in fact left the Country. Learned counsel for the petitioner on

13.07.2017 informed that he is unable to contact his client and

did not have any instructions in the matter. Learned counsel for the State

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was directed to verify the averment regarding the petitioner having left the

Country.

Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from HC Sarwan

Singh, informs that the whereabouts of the petitioner are not known and he

could not be traced out.

Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of the case, this

petition is dismissed.

(Lisa Gill)
August 16, 2017 Judge
rts

Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No

Whether reportable : Yes/No

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