IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CRM-M No.31863 of 2019
Date of decision: 3rd September, 2019
State of Punjab another
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE FATEH DEEP SINGH
Present: Petitioner in person along with his counsel
Mr. S.S. Grewal, Advocate.
Mr. Harbir Sandhu, Assistant Advocate General, Punjab
for the respondent No.1/State.
Respondent No.2 in person.
FATEH DEEP SINGH, J. (ORAL)
Report dated 28.08.2019 of learned Judicial Magistrate 1st
Class, SAS Nagar (Mohali) has been received whereby after recording
statements of complainant Maneet Kaur and the accused namely
Gurminder Singh the Court has shown its satisfaction that the
compromise has been arrived at voluntarily, out of free will of the parties,
without any undue influence, coercion or pressure.
Moreover, during the course of interaction with the parties,
they have shown their resolve to end the dispute and have made
statements that they have compromised the matter as per compromise
(Annexure P2) dated 05.07.2019 and shall abide by the same.
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In the light of the satisfaction shown by the Court and the fact
that the dispute between the parties being a pure matrimonial and the
offenses for which the accused has been hauled up are not of serious
nature, together with the fact that compromise will go a long way in
ironing out differences for betterment of future life of the parties and in
view of the law laid down in ‘SectionGian Singh v. State of Punjab and
another’ 2012(4) RCR (Criminal) 543 and ‘SectionKulwinder Singh and
others v. State of Punjab and another’ 2007 (3) RCR (Criminal)
1052, the prayer made in the petition is allowed, proceedings by way of
FIR No.12 dated 06.08.2016 under Sections 406, Section498A IPC pertaining to
Police Station Women, District SAS Nagar and all consequences arising
out of the said FIR qua the petitioner are quashed.
The petition stands disposed off in those terms.
(FATEH DEEP SINGH)
September 3, 2019
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether reportable Yes/No
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