IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CRM-M No.45610 of 2018
Date of decision: 4th September, 2019
Manmohan Verma others
State of Punjab another
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE FATEH DEEP SINGH
Present: Petitioners in person along with their counsel
Mr. Arnav K. Sood, Advocate.
Mr. Harbir Sandhu, Assistant Advocate General, Punjab
for the respondent No.1/State.
Respondent No.2 in person.
FATEH DEEP SINGH, J. (ORAL)
Report dated 03.09.2019 of learned Judicial Magistrate 1st
Class, Ludhiana has been received whereby after recording statements of
complainant Harshleena and the accused persons namely Manmohan
Verma, Veena Rani, Shivani and Manpreet Singh, the Court has shown
its satisfaction that the compromise has been arrived at voluntarily, out of
free will of the parties, without any undue influence, coercion or
Moreover, during the course of interaction with the parties,
they have shown their resolve to end the dispute and have made
statements that they have compromised the matter as per compromise
(Annexure P2) dated 28.08.2018 and shall abide by the same.
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In the light of the satisfaction shown by the Court and the fact
that the dispute between the parties being a pure matrimonial and the
offenses for which the accused have been hauled up are not of serious
nature, together with the fact that compromise will go a long way in
ironing out differences for betterment of future life of the parties and in
view of the law laid down in ‘SectionGian Singh v. State of Punjab and
another’ 2012(4) RCR (Criminal) 543 and ‘SectionKulwinder Singh and
others v. State of Punjab and another’ 2007 (3) RCR (Criminal)
1052, the prayer made in the petition is allowed, proceedings by way of
FIR No.0062 dated 23.08.2018 under Sections 406, Section498A IPC pertaining
to Police Station Women, Ludhiana and all consequences arising out of
the said FIR qua the petitioners are quashed.
The petition stands disposed off in those terms.
(FATEH DEEP SINGH)
September 4, 2019
Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether reportable Yes/No
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