C.R.R. 3469 of 2018
SB Court 29
Narahari Mondal Anr.
The State of West Bengal Anr.
Mr. Prabir Adhya
… For the petitioners
Mr. Pratick Bose,
…. For the State
The learned advocate appearing on behalf of the petitioners
submits that although this is an application for quashing of a proceeding
under sections 406, 498A and 34 of the Indian Penal Code and section 3
and 4 of the Dowry Prohibition Act, the petitioners would not like to press
for the same and would instead pray for an expeditious disposal of the
Let a copy of the application be served upon Mr. Pratick Bose,
learned advocate who is present in Court today and who ordinarily
appears on behalf of the State. His engagement may be regularised in
The learned counsel for the petitioners submits that in this case the
First Information Report was lodged on 01.11.2006 and a Charge Sheet
was submitted in the year 2007. He submits that although trial started
after some time and till about a year ago twelve out of fourteen witnesses
in the case were examined during trial, yet the proceeding is dragging on
and the rest of the witnesses could not be examined. He submits that
undue delay is being caused in the trial without any fault on the part of the
present petitioners. He further submits that the next date of hearing is
fixed on 07.02.2019.
I have heard the submissions of the learned advocates for the
petitioners and the State and perused the revisional application including
the copy of the order sheet annexed.
In the interest of justice, I direct the learned trial court to conclude
the trial as expeditiously as possible without granting any unnecessary
adjournment to any of the parties, preferably within six months from the
next date of hearing.
The revisional application is disposed of.
Urgent photostat certified copy of this order may be supplied to the
parties expeditiously, if applied for.
(Jay Sengupta, J.)