* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
Date of decision: 30.08.2019
+ CRL.M.C. 4279/2019
NIPUN GARG ORS ….. Petitioners
Through: Mr.Prashant Diwan, Adv. with
Mr.Brajesh Dwivedi, Adv.
STATE ANR ….. Respondents
Through: Mr.M.S. Oberoi, APP for State.
ASI Yag Dutt PS KNK Marg.
Mr.Neeraj Kumar, Adv. for R-2.
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURESH KUMAR KAIT
J U D G M E N T (ORAL)
Crl.M.A. 34601/2019 (Exemption)
Allowed, subject to all just exceptions.
This application is, accordingly, disposed of.
Vide the present petition, the petitioners seek quashing of FIR
No.409/2018 dated 17.11.2018 registered at Police Station K.N. Katju Marg
instituted for the offences punishable under Sections 498A/Section406/Section509 of the
IPC and consequent proceedings arising therefrom.
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Notice is accepted by learned APP for the State and counsel for the
respondent no.2 and with the consent of the counsel for the parties, the
present petition is taken up for final disposal.
The petitioner no.1 and respondent no.2 got married on 24.11.2017 as
per Hindu rites and rituals. On 17.11.2018, respondent no.2 lodged FIR for
the offences mentioned above against the petitioners.
The petitioner no.1 and respondent no.2 with the intervention of their
well wishers and relatives entered into an amicable settlement before the
Delhi Mediation Centre, Rohini District Courts, Delhi vide settlement deed
dated 01.02.2019 and settled all their disputes amicably.
The complainant is present in person with her counsel and has been
identified by SI Yag Dutt of Police Station K.N. Katju Marg and submits
that matter has been settled and she has received total settlement amount and
she does not wish to prosecute the matter any further.
Taking into account the aforesaid facts, this Court is inclined to quash
the concerned FIR as no useful purpose would be served in prosecuting the
petitioners any further.
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For the reasons afore-recorded, the FIR No.409/2018 dated
17.11.2018 registered at Police Station K.N. Katju Marg instituted for the
offences punishable under Sections 498A/Section406/Section509 of the IPC and
consequent proceedings are quashed.
The petition is allowed accordingly.
Order dasti to both the parties.
(SURESH KUMAR KAIT)
AUGUST 30, 2019
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