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Arti Singh vs State Of Bihar & Anr on 19 September, 2018

Criminal Miscellaneous No.22311 of 2016
Arising Out of PS. Case No.-123 Year-2012 Thana- RASULPUR District- Saran

Arti Singh daughter of Ram Bahal Singh wife of Chandra Bhushan Singh, R/o
village Nayanpur, P.S. Pachrukhi,Dist. Siwan, at present R/o S.H.O.
Gorakhpur, S.P. Office (U.P.). at village Dayalpur, P.S. Kaptanganj, Janpad
Vasti (U.P.)

… … Petitioner/s

1.State Of Bihar

2.Om Prakash Singh son of late Shiv Bachan Singh R/ of village Benaut P.S.
Rasulpur, Dist. Saran

… … Opposite Party/s

Appearance :

For the Petitioner/s : Mr. Bijay Prakash Singh
For the Opposite Party/s : Mr. S.M.Rahman(App)

Date : 19-09-2018

This petition under Section 482 Cr. P.C. has been

filed for quashing the order dated 30.5.2014 passed by J.M. 1st

Class, Chapra in U.T. no. 219 of 2015, G.R. No. 4200 of 2012,

Reg. No. 33126 of 2014, arising out of Rasulpur P.S. case no.

123 of 2012 by which learned Magistrate has taken cognizance

for the offence under Sections 120B, 302 and 201 of the IPC

against the petitioner and one another.

As per the written report the petitioner is said to be

the second wife of husband of the deceased. It is alleged that he

was living as illegal wife of husband of the deceased since the

year 2004 for which the deceased has filed a complaint case
Patna High Court Cr.Misc. No.22311 of 2016 dt.19-09-2018

under Section 498A, 494, 323, 504 and 506 of the IPC. She has

also made complaint before the Inspector General of Police

Gorakhpur against the behavior of her husband for up-keeping

this petitioner as illegal wife. The I.G., Gorakhpur had inquired

the matter through Additional Superintendent of police,

Devariya who, after enquiry, had submitted his report ,wherein,

he had recommended for action against the petitioner for

breach of the conduct Rule of the Government servant. It is

further alleged that on 26.5.2012 informant received

information that his sister died and when he went to the Sasural

of his sister the accused persons became angry and gave threat

to the informant.

Learned counsel for the petitioner has submitted that

police after investigation did not submit charge sheet against

this petitioner. But, the Court below has taken cognizance

against this petitioner also after differing with the final form

submitted by the police. The Court below has mentioned in the

impugned order that on perusal of the case diary, final form

submitted by the I.O. and also the allegation in the complaint

petition on the basis of which FIR was registered prima facie

case is made out against this petitioner along with husband of

the deceased, namely, Chandra Bhushan Singh for the offence
Patna High Court Cr.Misc. No.22311 of 2016 dt.19-09-2018

under Section 120B, 302 and 201 of the IPC.

The learned Magistrate is only required to see prima

facie case at the time of taking cognizance. Therefore, this Court

is not inclined to interfere with the impugned order dated


This Cr. Misc petition, is, accordingly dismissed.

The court below will proceed with the case in

accordance with law.

The petitioner is given liberty to raise all the points, as

raised in the present application, at the time of framing of

charge, which shall be considered and disposed off by the

learned court below in accordance with law without being

prejudiced by this order.

(Sanjay Priya, J)

Uploading Date 25.9.2018
Transmission Date 25.9.2018

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