* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
% Judgment delivered on:02.07.2019
+ CRL.M.C. 3124/2019
HARVINDER SINGH ORS ….. Petitioners
STATE (NCT OF DELHI) ANR …. Respondents
Advocates who appeared in this case:
For the Petitioner : Mr. V.C. Gautam, Advocate.
For the Respondents : Ms. Manjeet Arya, APP for the State with Inspr.
Asha, CWC Nanak Pura.
Mr. Suresh Kumar, Advocate for respondent No.2
with respondent No.2 in person.
HON’BLE MR JUSTICE SANJEEV SACHDEVA
SANJEEV SACHDEVA, J. (ORAL)
Exemption is allowed subject to all just exceptions.
1. Petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.113/2015, under Sections
498A/Section406/Section34 IPC, Police Station Crime (Women) Cell, Nanakpura,
based on a settlement.
2. Subject FIR emanates out of a matrimonial discord.
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3. Petitioner No.1 is the husband of the prosecutrix respondent
No.2. Petitioner No.2 is the mother-in-law of the respondent No.2.
Petitioner No.3 is the husband of the sister of the petitioner No.1.
Petitioner No.4 is the wife of the petitioner No.3 and sister of
4. Learned counsel for the parties submit that parties have now
resolved their disputes and a Compromise Deed dated 12.10.2016 has
been executed. As per the settlement, parties have reconciled their
disputes and agreed to reside together. Parties have been living
together for the last three years.
5. Respondent No.2 is present in person, represented by counsel
and is identified by the Investigating Officer. She submits that she has
settled with the petitioner and is residing with them amicably and does
not wish to press the present her complaint and has no objection to the
quashing of the subject FIR.
6. In view of the fact that the proceedings emanate out of a
matrimonial discord and the parties have fully and finally settled their
disputes and the respondent No.2 has stated that she does not wish to
press the complaint any further and the fact that the parties have
started residing together amicably and happily, continuation of
criminal proceedings will be an exercise in futility and justice in the
case demands that the dispute between the parties is put to an end and
peace is restored; securing the ends of justice being the ultimate
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guiding factor. It would be expedient to quash the subject FIR and the
consequent proceedings emanating therefrom.
7. In view of the above, the petition is allowed. FIR No.113/2015,
under Sections 498A/Section406/Section34 IPC, Police Station Crime (Women)
Cell, Nanakpura and the consequent proceedings emanating there
from are quashed.
8. Order Dasti under the signatures of the Court Master.
JULY 02, 2019 SANJEEV SACHDEVA, J
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