CRM No.M-27270 of 2017
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Criminal Misc. No.M- 27270 of 2017(OM)
Date of Decision: November 14 , 2017.
Pawan Kumar Ghai …… PETITIONER (s)
State of Punjab …… RESPONDENT (s)
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. S.K.Sandhir, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Saurav Khurana, DAG, Punjab.
Mr. Bhupinder Gupta, Advocate for
Mr. G.S.Madaan, Advocate
for the complainant.
1. Whether reporters of local papers may be allowed to see
2. To be referred to the reporters or not?
3. Whether the judgment should be reported in the digest?
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No.62 dated 01.07.2017 under Sections 406/498A IPC
registered at Police Station Amloh, District Fatehgarh Sahib.
It is informed that during the pendency of this petition, the matter
has been amicably resolved between the parties. Petition under Section 13B of
the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has been filed. A sum of `7,00,000/- out of the
total settled amount of `20,00,000/- has been handed over to the complainant at
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the time of recording of statements of the parties at first motion in the abovesaid
proceedings. Custody of the two minor children has been handed over to the
petitioner by the complainant. It is thus prayed that this petition be allowed.
Learned counsel for the complainant submits that the complainant
has no objection in case this petition is allowed in view of the settlement arrived
at between the parties subject to strict adherence to the terms and conditions of
the said settlement.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from SI Kulwant
Singh, verifies that the petitioner is not involved in any other criminal case.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances as above, specifically
the settlement arrived at between the parties, but without commenting upon or
expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, this petition is allowed. In the
event of arrest of the petitioner, he shall be released on bail to the satisfaction of
Arresting/Investigating Officer. Petitioner shall comply with the conditions
stipulated in Section 438(2) Cr.P.C.
( LISA GILL )
November 14 , 2017. JUDGE
Whether speaking/reasoned: Yes/No
Whether reportable: Yes/No
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