Ratan Thander & Anr vs The State Of West Bengal & Ors on 16 February, 2018


17. 16.02 W.P. 3095 (W) of 2018
Sd3 2018
Ratan Thander Anr.
The State of West Bengal Ors.

Mr. Debabrata Ray
Ms. Kasabi Ray
…for the petitioners.

Mr. Ayan Bhattacharyya
Mr. Rohit Islam
…for the respondent nos.6 7

Mr. Sakhya Sen
Mr. Amritalal Chatterjee
…for the State

The two petitioners are before Court claiming

themselves to be senior citizens and being maltreated by

the private respondents.

The State and the private respondents are


Learned advocate for the State submits that, so far

as the complaint lodged by the petitioner is concerned, a

First Information Report was registered and a charge-

sheet filed in respect thereto.

Learned advocate for the private respondents

submits that, the present writ petition is a subterfuge for

the purpose of dealing with a pending proceeding under

Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code against the

petitioners. One of the petitioners is absconding.

There appears to be substance in the contentions

raised on behalf of the private respondents. One of the

accused is yet to be apprehended.

This fact was not brought to the notice of the Court

during the course of submission made on behalf of the



This conduct on the part of the petitioners is yet


In the facts of the present case, I am not minded to

interfere. Moreover, the complaints of the petitioners have

resulted in a charge-sheet. They have alternative remedies

should they have any justifiable grievances in respect of

the charge-sheet filed.

W.P. No. 3095 (W) of 2018 is dismissed.

No order as to costs.

Urgent certified Website copy of this order, if

applied, be supplied to the parties, upon compliance of all

requisite formalities.

(Debangsu Basak, J.)

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