CRR 922 of 2018
CRAN 1342 of 2018
In the matter of: Arun Soman Ors. Vs. State of WB Anr.
Ms.Sutapa Dutta .. for the petitioners.
Mr.Saswata Gopal Mukherjee, Ld.PP
Mr.Ayan Basu. .. for the State.
Mr.Debapratim Guha. .. for the opposite party no.2,
This is an application for quashing of the proceeding in CGR Case No. 1921 of
2009, pending before the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate, Alipore, South 24-Parganas.
Although an FIR was lodged under Sections 498A/420/ 411/312/313/506(II) read with
Section 120B and Section 406 read with Section 34 of the Penal Code, the charge-sheet
was filed in this case under Sections 498A/406 read with Section 34 of the Penal Code.
The learned Counsels appearing on behalf of the accused/petitioners as also on
behalf of the defacto complainant/victim lady/opposite party no.2 submit that, at the
intervention of the friends and relatives of the couple, a settlement and compromise has
been arrived at in respect of pending impugned proceeding. They submit that there was
no material to sustain charges under Sections 312, 313 of the Penal Code at all as
would be evident from the charge sheet. They further submit that the parties have filed a
joint compromise application and draw the attention of this court to paragraphs 4 and 5
of the said joint compromise application.
The learned Public Prosecutor, High Court, Calcutta appearing on behalf of the
State, in his usual fairness, submits that if the private parties have settled their disputes
in order to lead their lives in future peacefully, the State would not come in the way of
such compromise or for that matter, quashing of such proceeding upon compromise.
I have heard the submissions of the learned Counsels appearing on behalf of the
parties and have gone through the petition alongwith annexures and through the joint
The victim-lady is personally present in court and the learned Counsel on her behalf
made submissions upon taking instructions from her.
In view of such settlement and compromise arrived at between the private parties
and in the interest of justice, the impugned proceeding present pending under Sections
498A/406 read with Section 34 of the Penal Code in CGR Case No.1921 of 2009, before
the learned Chief Judicial Magistrate at Alipore, South 24-Parganas is quashed upon
The revisional application is disposed of.
Urgent photostat certified copy of this order, if applied for, is to be given to the
parties on usual undertaking.
(Jay Sengupta, J.)