In the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh
CRM No.M-3693 of 2018
Date of Decision:- 3.7.2018
Anudeep Beri and others … Petitioners
U.T. Chandigarh and another … Respondents
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE GURVINDER SINGH GILL
Present:- Mr. Vinay Begra, Advocate for
Mr. Karan Nehra, Advocate
for the petitioners.
Ms. Ashima Mor, APP, UT Chandigarh.
Mr. Naveen Dahiya, Advocate for
Mr. Shalender Mohan, Advocate
for respondent no.2.
GURVINDER SINGH GILL J.
The petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.572 dated
31.12.2012, under Sections 406/498A IPC registered at Police Station Mani
Majra, District Chandigarh, on the basis of compromise (Annexure P-2)
having been effected amongst the parties.
Vide order dated 1.3.2018, the parties were directed to appear
before the Illaqa Magistrate to get their statements recorded in respect of
alleged compromise. Report of JMIC, Chandigarh has been received.
The learned JMIC, Chandigarh has recorded the statement of
the complainant Ms. Pooja Sood Beri, who has stated that she has received
a part payment of ` 2 lacs from the accused, in view of the compromise
effected in the Lok Adalat on 25.9.2017 and that she has no objection in
case the FIR in question is quashed against all the accused. She has further
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stated therein that she is willing to receive part payment of ` 5 lacs at the
time of recording the final statement in the proceedings pertaining to grant
of divorce by mutual consent under Section 13-B of the Hindu Marriage
Act, 1955. It has been informed by learned proxy counsel for Mr.
Shalender Mohan, Advocate that in fact the marriage between the parties
has already been dissolved by divorce by mutual consent.
In view of the above stated position, I am satisfied that the
matter has been amicably resolved. Accordingly the petition is accepted
and the FIR and all consequent proceedings are hereby quashed.
3.7.2018 ( Gurvinder Singh Gill)
Whether speaking /reasoned Yes / No
Whether Reportable Yes / No
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