* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
Date of decision: January 14, 2020
+ W.P.(CRL) 81/2020 and CRL.M.A. 518-519/2020
MOHD. TOHID ORS. ….. Petitioners
Through Mr. Maroof Ahmad, Advocate
alongwith petitioners in person
STATE ANR. ….. Respondents
Through Mr. Ranbir Singh Kundu, ASC
(Criminal) for the State with Mr.
Shivam Saharon and Mr. Hitesh
Vali, Advocates alongwith ASI
Karan Singh, P.S.: New Usmanpur
Respondent no.2 in person
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE BRIJESH SETHI
BRIJESH SETHI, J (oral)
The petitioners have filed the present petition under Section 482 of
the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 for quashing of FIR No.
0569/2016, under sections 498A/34 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and
Section 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act 1961, registered at P.S.: New
Usmanpur and the proceedings emanating therefrom.
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The petitioners and respondent no.2 have submitted that they have
settled their disputes vide Settlement Deed dated 10.11.2019.
Respondent no.2, who is present in Court, has reiterated the
aforesaid facts and submitted that they have amicably settled their
dispute. Respondent no.2 further submitted that she has no objection to
the FIR being quashed and the petition being allowed.
The Investigating Officer, who is present in Court, has identified
the petitioners as well as respondent no.2.
In view of the above settlement arrived at between the parties, this
Court is of the view that no fruitful purpose would be served in keeping
the parties entangled in the criminal proceedings. Accordingly, in the
interest of justice, FIR No. 0569/2016, under sections 498A/34 of the IPC
and Section 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act 1961, registered at P.S.: New
Usmanpur and the proceedings emanating therefrom are quashed.
Petition alongwith pending application is disposed of accordingly.
JANUARY 14, 2020
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