IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH
Date of Decision:-14.05.2019.
State of Punjab
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE RAJ SHEKHAR ATTRI
Present: Mr. Anurag Arora, Advocate for the petitioner.
Mr. V.G. Jauhar, Senior DAG, Punjab assisted by
ASI Om Parkash.
Ms. Nimarta, Advocate for
Mr. Sunil Agnihotri, Advocate for the complainant.
RAJ SHEKHAR ATTRI, J.
Petitioner has preferred the instant petition under Section 438
Cr.P.C., for grant of pre-arrest bail in case FIR No.68 dated 30.11.2018
registered under Sections 498-A, Section323, Section34 IPC and Section 406 IPC added
later on at Police Station Talwara, District Hoshiarpur.
The matter has already been settled through mediation before
District Legal Services Authority, Hoshiarpur. Settlement/Cormpromise
dated 21.02.2019 has already been remitted in this Court. An amount of
Rs.1,00,000/- has already been paid to the complainant. Counsel for the
complainant also confirmed the factum of compromise.
Learned State counsel has stated that the petitioner has joined
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the investigation, nothing is to be recovered from him and he is no more
required for custodial interrogation.
In the circumstances, without going into the merits of the case,
I do not deem it appropriate to deny the concession of anticipatory bail to
the petitioner in the present case.
Resultantly, the interim order dated 08.02.2019 is made
absolute subject to the conditions as envisaged under Section 438(2) Cr.P.C.
Petition stands allowed.
(RAJ SHEKHAR ATTRI)
May 14, 2019.
Whether speaking/reasoned:- Yes / No
Whether Reportable:- Yes / No.
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