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Laxmi Narayan Sriram vs The State Rep By on 12 March, 2020

Crl.O.P.No.5869 of 2020

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE AT MADRAS

DATED: 12.03.2020

CORAM:

THE HONOURABLE MR. JUSTICE G.K.ILANTHIRAIYAN

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and MP.No.3205 of 2020

1.Laxmi Narayan Sriram
2.T.L.Sriram
3.Radha Sriram …Petitioners
Vs.
1.The State rep by,
The Inspector of Police,
W-21, All Women Police Station,
Guindy, Chennai – 600 032.

2.Vidya Parameshwaran …Respondents

PRAYER : Criminal Original Petition is filed under Section 482 of
Cr.P.C., to call for the record relating to C.C.No.919 of 2017 on the file of
the Judicial Magistrate, Alandur, Chennai and quash the same as against
the petitioner.

For Petitioner : M/s.Geeta Ramaseshan
For Respondents
For R1 : Mr.M.Mohamed Riyaz

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Additional Public Prosecutor
For R2 : Mr.M.Suresh

ORDER

This Criminal Original Petition has been filed to quash the

proceedings in C.C.No.122 of 2020 on the file of the learned V Additional

Mahila Court (Magisterial Level), Alandur.

2. Based on the complaint lodged by the second respondent,

the first respondent has registered FIR in Cr.No.2 of 2016 against the

petitioner herein and after investigation filed charge sheet under Sections

417 and 498A of IPC read with Section 4 of Tamil Nadu Prohibition of

Women Harassment Act.

3. The case is still in the stage of investigation. By passage of

time, the parties have decided to bury their hatchet and compromise the

dispute amicably among themselves.

3. The Second respondent / Defacto complainant has filed an

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affidavit before this Court which has been signed by the petitioner and the

second respondent and also by their respective counsel. All the parties are

present and identified by their respective counsel and the Police. In order

to identify the respective parties, they have also produced the copies of

the Aadhaar Card are made part of the record. This Court also enquired

both the parties and was satisfied that the parties have come to an

amicable settlement between themselves.

5. Under such circumstances, no useful purpose will be served in

keeping the First Information Report pending, even though, the offences

involved are not compoundable in nature. In the light of the guidelines

given by the Hon’ble Supreme Court reported in 2017 9 SCC 641-

(Parbathbhai Aahir @ Parbathbhai Vs. State of Gujrath), this Court in

exercise of its jurisdiction under Section 482 Cr.P.C. and quashes the

case in C.C. No.122 of 2020 on the file of the learned V Additional

Mahila Court (Magisterial Level), Alandur, against the petitioner.

5. This Criminal Original Petition stands allowed and as a sequel,

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the proceedings C.C. No.122 of 2020 on the file of the learned V

Additional Mahila Court (Magisterial Level), Alandur, is quashed and

the affidavit shall form part and parcel of this Order. The petitioner shall

pay a sum of Rs.10,000/-, as costs, to the Tamil Nadu State Legal

Services Authority, High Court, Madras, within a period of one week

from the date of receipt of a copy of this order and file a photocopy of the

receipt along with a memo reporting compliance in the Registry.

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Speaking/Non speaking order
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To

1.The V Additional Mahila Court,
(Magisterial Level), Alandur.

2.The Inspector of Police,
All Women Police Station
Guindy, Chennai – 600 032.

3.The Public Prosecutor,
High Court, Madras.

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G.K.ILANTHIRAIYAN. J,

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Crl.MP.No.3205 of 2020

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