IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CRM-M No.24173 of 2018
Date of decision: 4th September, 2019
Hari Gopal Sharma others
State of Punjab another
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE FATEH DEEP SINGH
Present: Mr. N.K. Vadehra, Advocate for the petitioners.
Mr. Harbir Sandhu, Assistant Advocate General, Punjab
for respondent No.1/State.
Ms. Lakshaya, Advocate for respondent No.2.
FATEH DEEP SINGH, J. (ORAL)
Report dated 14.09.2018 of learned Judicial Magistrate 1st
Class, Bathinda has been received whereby after recording statements of
complainant Monika Sharma and the accused persons namely Hari Gopal
Sharma, Shobha Sharma and Rishi Sharma, 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
Learned counsel for the complainant/respondent No.2 as well
as learned counsel for the accused/petitioners have made statement that as
per instructions received, the parties had given final effect to their
agreement settlement/compromise (Annexure P2) and that nothing is due
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towards anyone on account of this settlement and that the final effect be
given to this petition.
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 have 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.17 dated 06.04.2017 under Sections 498A, Section406, Section34 IPC
pertaining to Police Station Women Cell, Bathinda and all consequences
arising out of the said FIR qua the petitioners are quashed.
The petition stands disposed off in those terms.
(FATEH DEEP SINGH)
September 4, 2019
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether reportable Yes/No
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