207 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Criminal Misc. No. M- 4986 of 2017 (OM)
Date of decision : December 06, 2017
Raj Pal Singh …..Petitioner
State of Punjab and another ….Respondents
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Yogesh Kumar Aneja, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Rahul Rathore, DAG, Punjab.
Mr. H.S. Jakhal, Advocate
for respondent No. 2.
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No. 164 dated 18.11.2016 under Section 406/498A IPC
registered at Police Station Guruharsahai.
It is informed that during the pendency of this petition, the
petitioner and the complainant – respondent No. 2 have decided to part
ways. Petition under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has been
filed. Their statements at first motion in the said petition have been recorded
on 31.10.2017. Certified copies of the said petition as well as the statements
produced in Court today are taken on record subject to just exceptions. It is
stated by the complainant in the said proceedings that her claim qua the
petitioner in regard to the maintenance, alimony etc. stands satisfied. The
petitioner, it is submitted, undertakes to abide by the conditions of the
settlement. It is, thus, prayed that this petition be allowed.
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Learned counsel for the complainant verifies and affirms the
factum of settlement between the parties. It is submitted that the
complainant has no objection, in case, this petition is allowed.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI
Sukhchain Singh, verifies that the petitioner has joined investigation.
Moreover, the factum of settlement has also been brought to the notice of
the police authorities.
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 in the Court, if released on bail.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances noted above but
without expressing any opinion on the merits of case, it is considered just
and expedient to allow this petition. Consequently, order dated 16.02.2017
is made absolute.
December 06, 2017 Judge
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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