IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Date of decision: 05.09.2017
State of Haryana and another
CORAM: HON’BLE MS. JUSTICE JAISHREE THAKUR
Present: Mr. J.S. Lalli, Advocate,
for the petitioner.
Ms. Gaganpreet Kaur, AAG, Haryana.
Mr. Vishal Sharma Haritwal, Advocate,
for respondent No.2.
JAISHREE THAKUR, J. (ORAL)
This is a petition for grant of anticipatory bail to Aman Bhateja
in case FIR No.295 dated 03.12.2016 under Sections 323, 406, 498A IPC,
registered at Police Station Cheeka, District Kaishal.
This Court was pleased to pass the following order on
“Counsel for the petitioner has submitted that the
petitioner is open for mediation and settlement of the dispute one
way or the other.
Counsel for the complainant would urge that at present the
complainant is not ready to resume cohabitation but she is not
averse to the idea of settlement by parting ways on payment of
money towards her claim of dowry articles, maintenance and
The petitioner and the complainant shall remain present
before the Mediator in the Mediation and Conciliation Centre of
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this Court on 25.4.2017.
The petitioner shall pay an amount of Rs. 15,000/- to the
complainant towards litigation expenses on her first appearance
before the Mediator.
To await report, adjourned to 6.7.2017.
In the meantime, the petitioner shall not be taken in custody
in order to examine possibility of an amicable settlement.”
Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that the petitioner
has joined the investigation and a compromise has been effected between
the parties. The petitioner has also filed CRM-M-24393-2017 for quashing
of the said FIR.
Learned counsel for the respondent-State confirms the
Since the petitioner has joined the investigation and
compromise has been effected between the parties, the petition is allowed
and interim order dated 06.04.2017 is hereby made absolute subject to the
condition that the petitioner will not tamper with evidence or hamper the
investigation; will not leave India without permission of the Court and will
comply with the conditions contained in Section 438(2) Cr.P.C.
05.09.2017 (JAISHREE THAKUR)
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes.
Whether reportable No.
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