CRM No.M-28398 of 2017
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Criminal Misc. No.M- 28398 of 2017(OM)
Date of Decision: December 4 , 2017.
Rupinderjit Singh …… PETITIONER (s)
State of Punjab and another …… RESPONDENT (s)
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Ms. Neeraj Chandel, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Rahul Rathore, DAG, Punjab.
None for respondent No.2.
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.136 dated 26.11.2016 under Sections 498A/323/506 IPC
registered at Police Station Patti, District Tarn Taran.
It is submitted that the matter has been amicably settled between the
parties during the pendency of this petition. The petitioner and his wife have
filed petition under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. It is
submitted that the petitioner has joined investigation and he undertakes to abide
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by the terms and conditions of the settlement arrived at between the parties.
Therefore, it is prayed that this petition be allowed.
This matter had been adjourned to enable learned counsel for the
State to verify the factum of settlement between the parties.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI Surinder
Pal, verifies that the petitioner and his wife decided to part ways in an amicable
manner and they have filed petition under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage
Act, 1955. A copy of the petition is available on the police file. The petitioner,
it is verified, has joined investigation pursuant to interim order passed by this
There are no allegations on behalf of the State that the petitioner is
likely to abscond or that he is likely to dissuade the witnesses from deposing
true facts before the Court, if released on bail.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of the case but without
commenting upon or expressing any opinion on the merits thereof, this petition
is allowed. Consequently, order dated 04.08.2017 is made absolute.
It is clarified that none of the observations made hereinabove shall
be construed to be a reflection on the merits of the case. The same are solely
confined for the purpose of decision of the present petition.
( LISA GILL )
December 4 , 2017. JUDGE
Whether speaking/reasoned: Yes/No
Whether reportable: Yes/No
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