IN THE HIGH COURT OF GUJARAT AT AHMEDABAD
R/CRIMINAL MISC.APPLICATION NO. 994 of 2019
MANJULABEN BHIMABHAI SHINGARAKHIYA
STATE OF GUJARAT
MR TANMAY B KARIA(6833) for the PETITIONER(s) No. 1,2,3
for the RESPONDENT(s) No. 2,3
MS JIRGA JHAVERI, APP (2) for the RESPONDENT(s) No. 1
CORAM: HONOURABLE MS JUSTICE SONIA GOKANI
Date : 06/02/2019
1. This matter is filed seeking quashment of FIR being C.R.No.
I-17 of 2018 registered with Mahila Police Station, Porbandar
dated 04.01.2018 for the offences punishable under section
498A, 323, 504, 506(2) and 114 of IPC and under sections 3
and 5 of the Dowry Prohibition Act.
2. This Court had called for the papers from Investigating
Officer. It has been noticed that charge sheet has already been
filed on 28.12.2018. The petitioner since has alternative
remedy of moving application for discharge, they may do so it.
If the result is not favourable, they shall be at liberty to move
this Court for the purpose of quashment which is their right.
3. In the meantime, parties are referred to the Family Court,
Porbandar where attempt should be made to bring about the
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amicable solution. Let the efforts be made, essentially this
being matrimonial dispute.
4. Criminal Misc. Application is disposed of. However, this
disposal shall not come in the way of applicant in pursuing
other alternative remedy. This Court has not applied its mind
to the merits of the matter and only on the ground of
alternative remedy, the application has been dismissed.
(SONIA GOKANI, J)
JYOTI V. JANI
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