IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CRM-M No.47860 of 2018
Date of decision: 20th August, 2019
State of Punjab another
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE FATEH DEEP SINGH
Present: Mr. R.D. Rattewal, Advocate for the petitioner.
Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Dy. Advocate General, Punjab
for the respondent/State.
Mr. Ramandeep, Advocate for respondent No.2.
FATEH DEEP SINGH, J. (ORAL)
Report dated 21.05.2019 of learned Judicial Magistrate 1st
Class, Hoshiarpur has been received whereby after recording statements
of complainant Sukhwinder Kaur and the accused namely Jaswant 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.
Learned counsel for the complainant/respondent No.2 as well
as learned counsel for the accused/petitioner 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
towards anyone on account of this settlement and that the final effect be
given to this petition.
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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.10 dated 12.04.2013 under Sections 498A, Section406 IPC pertaining to
Police Station NRI, District Hoshiarpur 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)
August 20, 2019
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether reportable Yes/No
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