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IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
CRM-M-10813 of 2016(OM)
Date of Order: 07.12.2016
Paramjit Singh and another ..Petitioners
State of Punjab and another
CORAM: HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE ANITA CHAUDHRY
Present: Ms. Pinki Banwala, Advocate, for
Mr. J.S.Thind, Advocate,
for the petitioners.
Mr. K.S.Aulakh, AAG, Punjab
Mr. Veneet Sharma, Advocate, for respondent no.2.
ANITA CHAUDHRY, J. (Oral)
The instant petition is for quashing of FIR No.166, dated
23.08.2014, registered under Sections 498A and 406 IPC Police
Station C-Division, District Amritsar City and all the consequent
proceedings arising out of the same, on the basis of written
compromise arrived at between the parties.
Report has been received from the trial Court after
statements of the parties were recorded regarding the compromise.
The trial Court has reported that the compromise is voluntarily,
without undue influence, pressure or coercion, and out of their free
will and consent. The trial court has also sent photocopies of
statements of parties.
Learned counsel for the State on instructions submits that
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petitioners are the only accused and respondent no.2 is the only
aggrieved person in this FIR.
No useful purpose would be served to keep the FIR
In view of the statements and report of the trial Court and
the principles laid down by the Full Bench judgment of this Court in
Kulwinder Singh and others v. State of Punjab and another, 2007
(3) RCR (Criminal), 1052, approved by Hon’ble Apex Court in Gian
Singh vs. State of Punjab and others (2012) 10 SCC 303, the
instant petition is allowed and the aforesaid FIR and all consequent
proceedings conducted on the basis thereof are quashed qua the
Needless to say that parties shall remain bound by the
terms of compromise and their statements made in the Court below.
December 07, 2016 (ANITA CHAUDHRY)
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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