IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA AT ERNAKULAM
THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE P.B.SURESH KUMAR
TUESDAY, THE 07TH DAY OF JANUARY 2020 / 17TH POUSHA, 1941
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AGAINST C.C.NO.284/2019 OF THE JUDICIAL FIRST CLASS
MAGISTRATE COURT, VATAKARA
CRIME NO.1192/2018 OF THE VATAKARA POLICE STATION,
PETITIONERS/ACCUSED NOS.1 TO 3:
1 BIJU K.,
AGED 37 YEARS
S/O. RAMANKUTTY, KAIPPURATH HOUSE, MOODADI
(P.O.), KOYILANDY, KOZHIKODE (DIST) – 673 307.
AGED 46 YEARS
S/O. RAMANKUTTY, KAIPPURATH (NANDANAM) HOUSE,
MOODADI (P.O.), KOYILANDY,
KOZHIKODE (DIST) – 673 307.
AGED 41 YEARS
D/O.RAMANKUTTY, KAIPPURATH HOUSE,
MOODADI (P.O.), KOYILANDY,
KOZHIKODE (DIST) 673 307.
BY ADV. SMT.K.DEEPA (PAYYANUR)
1 STATE OF KERALA
REP. BY THE PUBLIC PROSECUTOR,
HIGH COURT OF KERALA, ERNAKULAM – 682 031.
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35 YEARS, D/O. BALAN,
PADINJARA MALAYIL HOUSE,
NADAKKUTHAZHA (P.O.), VATAKARA,
KOZHIKODE (DIST) – 673 104.
R2 BY ADV. AKHILA K NAMBIAR
R1 BY SRI.SANTHOSH PETER, SR.PUBLIC PROSECUTOR
THIS CRIMINAL MISC. CASE HAVING COME UP FOR ADMISSION
ON 07.01.2020, THE COURT ON THE SAME DAY PASSED THE
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This is a proceedings instituted under Section 482 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure for quashing Annexure – I final
report and all further proceedings pursuant thereto now
pending as C.C.No.284 of 2019 on the files of the Court of the
Judicial Magistrate of First Class, Vatakara.
2. The petitioners are the accused in the said case.
The case was one instituted at the instance of the second
respondent under Sections 406 and 498A read with Section 34
of the Indian Penal Code.
3. It is seen that the second respondent has settled
her disputes with the petitioners, and an affidavit to that effect
has been filed as Annexure II.
4. The learned counsel for the second respondent
affirmed that Annexure II is an affidavit sworn to by the second
respondent and submitted that the second respondent has no
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objection in granting the relief sought for by the petitioners.
5. In the light of the decision of the Apex Court in
Gian singh v. State of Punjab, (2012) 10 SCC 303, I am of
the view that this is an appropriate case where this court has to
invoke the jurisdiction under Section 482 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure to quash the proceedings against the
In the result, the Crl.M.C. is allowed and Annexure – I
final report and all further proceedings pursuant thereto against
the petitioners, pending as C.C.No.284 of 2019 on the files of
the Court of the Judicial Magistrate of First Class, Vatakara are
P.B.SURESH KUMAR, JUDGE.
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ANNEXURE 1 CERTIFIED COPY OF THE FINAL REPORT OF
CRIME NO. 1192/2018 OF THE VATAKARA
POLICE STATION, KOZHIKODE RURAL.
ANNEXURE II AFFIDAVIT FILED BY THE 2ND RESPONDENT
TO THE EFFECT OF SETTLEMENT.
RESPONDENTS’ EXHIBITS: NIL
PA TO JUDGE