CRM No.M-11021 of 2018
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Criminal Misc. No.M- 11021 of 2018(OM)
Date of Decision: March 16 , 2018.
Harvinderjit Singh @ Harwinderjit Singh …… PETITIONER (s)
State of Punjab …… RESPONDENT (s)
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Dhirinder Chopra, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Sukhbir Singh, AAG, Punjab.
LISA GILL, J.
This petition has been filed for quashing of order dated 13.03.2018
(Annexure P5) passed by the learned Judicial Magistrate First Class, Moga and
consequently, for grant of permission to the petitioner to visit Sweden till
It is submitted that the petitioner has been facing trial regularly in
FIR No.7 dated 17.01.2010, under Sections 420/406/498A/ 467/472/494/120B
IPC, Police Station Moga City. He was afforded permission to go abroad on
earlier occasions and appeared before the learned trial court on the stipulated
dates. When the petitioner was not able to come in time due to certain medical
problems, necessary extension was sought and granted. It is further submitted
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that the matter, in the interregnum, has been amicably resolved between the
parties and CRM No.M-47713 of 2017 has been filed for quashing of the
aforementioned FIR on the basis of compromise between the parties. Statements
of the parties in respect to the settlement have been recorded before the learned
Judicial Magistrate First Class, Moga on 05.03.2018. The matter has been
adjourned for 15.05.2018 by the learned trial court. The petitioner, it is
submitted, undertakes to appear before the learned trial court on the said date i.e.,
15.05.2018, in case the FIR in question is not quashed till then. It thus prayed
that this petition be allowed.
Learned counsel for the State is unable to deny that on earlier
occasions, the petitioner was permitted to visit Sweden on various occasions. It
is further not denied that the matter has been amicably settled between the parties.
Keeping in view the peculiar facts and circumstances of the case,
order dated 13.03.2018 (Annexure P5) passed by the learned Judicial Magistrate
First Class, Moga is set aside. The petitioner is permitted to go to Sweden till
15.05.2018 subject to conditions as may be imposed by the learned trial court.
He is directed to appear before the learned trial court on 15.05.2018, in case the
FIR in question is not quashed till that date.
Disposed of accordingly.
( LISA GILL )
March 16 , 2018. JUDGE
Whether speaking/reasoned: Yes/No
Whether reportable: Yes/No
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