206 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Criminal Misc. M- No. 41533 of 2016 (OM)
Date of decision : April 27, 2017
Manzoor Khan …..Petitioner
State of Punjab and another ….Respondents
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Sunny K. Singla, Advocate
for the petitioner.
Mr. Deep Singh, AAG, Punjab.
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No. 35 dated 05.06.2016 registered under Section
498A/406/323/324/506/120-B IPC at Police Station City Ahmedgarh,
The above said FIR was registered at the behest of respondent
No. 2 due to matrimonial discord with the petitioner. It is informed that
Section 307 IPC has been added again on 05.04.2017. Section 307 IPC had
earlier been deleted in the inquiry conducted by the police. On oral request
of learned counsel for the petitioner, Section 307 IPC is added in the
headnote and the prayer clause of this petition in addition to the Sections
mentioned therein. Necessary addition be made by the Registry of this
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Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that the matter has
been amicably resolved between the parties in the interregnum. CRM-M
No. 14698 of 2017 has been filed for quashing of the above said FIR. The
matter is yet to be listed for hearing.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI
Surinder Kumar affirms that the petitioner has joined investigation pursuant
to order dated 21.11.2016 passed by this Court. It is submitted that a
Photostat copy of the settlement dated 18.04.2017 has been supplied to the
investigating officer. CRM-M No. 37603 of 2016 filed by the co-accused
Sher Mohd. has been been allowed on 16.03.2017.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances noted above as
well as the settlement arrived at between the parties but without expressing
any opinion on the merits of case, it is considered just and expedient to
allow this petition. Consequently, order dated 21.11.2016 is made absolute.
April 27, 2017 Judge
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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