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Ajith Gopi vs State Of Kerala on 21 May, 2019

INTHEHIGHCOURTOFKERALAATERNAKULAM

PRESENT

THEHONOURABLEMR.JUSTICEALEXANDERTHOMAS

TUESDAY,THE21STDAYOFMAY2019/31STVAISAKHA,1941

CRL.MC.NO.3435OF2019

AGAINSTALLPROCEEDINGSINCCNO.558/2018OFJUDICIALFIRSTCLASS
MAGISTRATECOURT,KAYAMKULAM

CRIMENO.1918/2017OFKAYAMKULAMPOLICESTATION,ALAPPUZHA

PETITIONER/ACCUSED:

1AJITHGOPI
AGED36YEARS
S/O.GOPI,ASHABAVANAMVEEDU,KOUPPALLIKARAZMAMURI,
PERINGALAVILLAGE,ALAPPUZHA-690559.

2RADHAGOPI
AGED61YEARS
W/O.GOPI,ASHABAVANAMVEEDU,KOUPPALLIKARAZMAMURI,
PERINGALAVILLAGE,ALAPPUZHA-690559.

3GOPI
AGED67YEARS
S/O.NANNU,ASHABAVANAMVEEDU,
KOUPPALLIKARAZMAMURI,PERINGALAVILLAGE,
ALAPPUZHA-690559.

BYADV.SRI.TONYTHOMAS(INCHIPARAMBIL)

RESPONDENTS/DEFACTOCOMPLAINANT:

1STATEOFKERALA
REPRESENTEDBYTHEPUBLICPROSECUTOR,
HIGHCOURTOFKERALA,ERNAKULAM-682031.

2THESUBINSPECTOROFPOLICE
KAYAMKULAMPOLICESTATION,ALAPPUZHA-690502.
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3NIMISHA
AGED25YEARS
D/O.SHOBHANAN,AAYIKKUNNATHUHOUSE,VANMAZHIMURI,
PANDANADUVILLAGE,CHENGANNURTALUK,
ALAPPUZHA-689121.

SRI.SAIGIJACOBPALATTY,PUBLICPROSECUTORFORR1
ANDR2,SRI.E.S.FIROSFORR3

THISCRIMINALMISC.CASEHAVINGCOMEUPFORADMISSIONON
21.05.2019,THECOURTONTHESAMEDAYPASSEDTHEFOLLOWING:
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ALEXANDERTHOMAS,J.

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Datedthisthe21stdayofMay,2019

ORDER

PetitionershereinareaccusedNos.1to3intheimpugnedAnx-AIFIRin

CrimeNo.1918/2017ofKayamkulamPoliceStation,Alappuzhadistrict,

registeredforoffencespunishableunderSecs.498A,37734SectionoftheIndianPenal

Code,whichhasledtotheinstitutionofAnnx.A-IIfinalreportin

C.C.No.558/2018onthefilesoftheJFCM,Kayamkulam.Itisstatedthatnowthe

entiredisputesbetweenthepetitionersandthe3rdrespondentdefacto

complainanthavebeensettledamicablyandthatthe3rdrespondenthasswornto

Anx.A-IIIaffidavitbeforethisCourt,whereinitisstatedthatshehassettledthe

entiredisputeswiththepetitionersandthatshehasnoobjectionforquashment

oftheimpugnedcriminalproceedingspendingagainstthepetitioners.Itisinthe

lightoftheseaspectsthatthepetitionershavepreferredtheinstantCrl.M.C.with

theprayertoquashtheimpugnedcriminalproceedingsagainstthem.

2.Inacatenaofdecisions,theApexCourthasheldthat,inappropriate

casesinvolvingevennon-compoundableoffences,theHighCourtcanquash

prosecutionbyexerciseofthepowersunderSec.482oftheSectionCr.P.C.,iftheparties

havereallysettledthewholedisputeorifthecontinuanceoftheprosecutionwill

notserveanypurpose.Here,thisCourtfindsarealcaseofsettlementbetween
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thepartiesanditisalsofoundthatcontinuanceoftheprosecutioninsucha

situationwillnotserveanypurposeotherthanwastingtheprecioustimeofthe

court,whenthecaseultimatelycomesbeforethecourt.Onaperusalofthe

petitionandonaclosescrutinyoftheinvestigationmaterialsonrecordandthe

affidavitofsettlementandtakingintoaccounttheattendantfactsand

circumstancesofthiscase,thisCourtisoftheconsideredopinionthatthelegal

principleslaiddownbytheApexCourtinthecasesasinSectionGianSinghv.State

ofPunjabreportedin2013(1)SCC(Cri)160(2012)10SCC303and

SectionNarinderSinghandothersv.StateofPunjabandanr.reportedin

(2014)6SCC466,moreparticularlyparagraph29thereof,couldbeappliedin

thiscasetoconsidertheprayerforquashment.

3.Accordingly,itisorderedintheinterestofjusticethattheimpugned

Anx-AIFIR,inCrimeNo.1918/2017ofKayamkulamPoliceStation,Alappuzha

district,whichhasledtotheinstitutionofAnnx.A-IIfinalreportin

C.C.No.558/2018onthefilesoftheJudicialFirstClassMagistrateCourt,

Kayamkulamandallfurtherproceedingsarisingtherefrompendingagainstall

theaccusedwillstandquashed.

Withtheseobservationsanddirections,theaboveCriminal

MiscellaneousCasestandsfinallydisposedof.

Sd/-

ALEXANDERTHOMAS
JUDGE
vgd
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APPENDIX
PETITIONER’S/SEXHIBITS:

ANNEXUREIATRUECOPYOFTHEFIRSTINFORMATIONREPORT
DATEDON11.8.2017.

ANNEXUREAIITRUECOPYOFTHEFINALREPORTDATEDON
28.2.2018.

ANNEXUREAIIITRUECOPYOFTHEAFFIDAVITFILEDBYTHE3RD
RESPONDENT/DEFACTOCOMPLAINANT.

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