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Mallika Tudu vs State Of West Bengal & Ors on 17 August, 2017


678. 17.08.2017 W.P. 20681 (W) of 2017
Ct. no. 28

Mallika Tudu
State of West Bengal Ors.

Mr. Susil Kr. Mahata
Mr. Himadri Kr. Mahata
Ms. Maitrayee Mahata
… for the petitioner

Mr. Santanu Kr. Mitra
Mr. Mirza Kamruddin
… for the State

Mr. Mahammad Mahmud
Mr. Padmalochan Sahu
Mr. Arghya Chakraboarty
… for the private respondent

nos. 6 to 13

Petitioner is the wife of the respondent no. 6 who

alleged that the private respondents have subjected her

to mental and physical torture at her matrimonial home.

Complaint was lodged with the police authority but no

steps have been taken, hence, petitioner is before this


Learned counsel appearing for the State-

respondents submits report wherefrom it appears that

criminal case being Dadpur P.S. Case no. 112/2017

under sections 498A/406/494/506/34 of the Indian

Penal Code and sections 3 and 4 of the D.P. Act has been

registered for investigation against the private


Leaned counsel appearing for the private

respondents submits that his clients have prayed for

anticipatory bail before the learned Sessions Judge,


In view of the aforesaid facts, I dispose of the writ

petition directing the investigating agency to conduct the

investigation in a fair and impartial manner exploring all

angles including the concerns of the petitioner and to

conclude the same at an early date.

Petitioner as victim of crime is entitled to participate

in the criminal proceeding and ventilate her grievances

before the criminal court in accordance with law.

With the aforesaid observation, the petition is

disposed of.

Since no affidavits have been called for, none of the

allegations shall be deemed to have been admitted by the


(Joymalya Bagchi, J.)

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