CRM No.M-3397 of 2017 
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT
Criminal Misc. No.M- 3397 of 2017(OM)
Date of Decision: July 26 , 2017.
Karan Kochar …… PETITIONER (s)
State of Punjab …… RESPONDENT (s)
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS.JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Vaibhav Parashar, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Ms. Monika Jalota, DAG, Punjab.
Mr. L.S.Lakhanpal, Advocate
for the complainant.
1. Whether reporters of local papers may be allowed to see
2. To be referred to the reporters or not?
3. Whether the judgment should be reported in the digest?
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No.201 dated 08.11.2016 under Sections 406/498A IPC
registered at Police Station Sadar Khanna, District Ludhiana.
It is submitted that during the pendency of this petition, the parties
have amicably resolved the entire dispute between them. The terms and
conditions of the settlement have been reduced into writing on 18.07.2017. A
photocopy of the said agreement, produced in Court today, is taken on record
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subject to just exceptions. It is informed that a petition under Section 13B of the
Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 has been filed by the petitioner and the complainant.
Statements of the parties at first motion have been recorded. It is thus prayed
that this petition be allowed.
In view of the settlement arrived at between the parties, learned
counsel for the complainant submits that his client has no objection if this
petition is allowed subject to strict adherence to the terms and conditions of the
agreement by the petitioner.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI Amarjeet
Singh, affirms that the petitioner has joined investigation, in the meanwhile.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances as above, especially
the settlement arrived at between the parties but without commenting upon or
expressing any opinion on the merits of the case, it is considered just and
expedient to allow this petition.
In the event of arrest of the petitioner, he be released on bail to the
satisfaction of Investigating Officer. He shall join investigation as may be
required. Petitioner shall comply with the conditions stipulated in Section 438
Petition is allowed.
However, liberty is afforded to the complainant to file appropriate
application in case the terms and conditions of settlement between the parties are
not adhered to by the petitioner.
( LISA GILL )
July 26 , 2017. JUDGE
Whether speaking/reasoned: Yes/No
Whether reportable: Yes/No
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