207 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Criminal Misc. No. M- 13326 of 2017 (OM)
Date of decision : February 09, 2018
Paramjit Singh …..Petitioner
State of Punjab and another ….Respondents
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Krishan Sehajpal, Advocate for the petitioner.
Ms. Monika Jalota, DAG, Punjab.
Ms. Amandeep Sibia, Advocate for respondent No. 2.
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No. 10 dated 23.02.2017 under Sections 406/498A/323
IPC registered at Police Station Women Cell Jalandhar.
The petitioner as well as respondent No. 2 were directed to
remain present in Court on 10.10.2017. It was submitted by learned counsel
for the petitioner on the said date that due to miscommunication by his
office, the petitioner could not come present. The matter was adjourned
twice on his request. Following order was passed on the last date of
” Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that one last
opportunity be afforded to the petitioner to come present in
terms of the earlier orders of this Court. It is due to unavoidable
circumstances that the petitioner is not present in Court today.
Respondent No.2 is present in Court.
In the interest of justice, adjourned to 09.02.2018 subject
to `5,000/- costs to be paid to respondent No.2 on the next date
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It is made clear that in case the petitioner is not present
in Court on the next date of hearing, this petition may be
dismissed on this ground itself.”
Today again, the petitioner is not present in Court and costs of
`5,000/- have not been paid to respondent No. 2.
Learned counsel for the petitioner is unable to explain the
absence of the petitioner or non-payment of costs.
Learned counsel for respondent No. 2 submits that in fact the
petitioner has gone abroad and this is the reason why he is not appearing
before this Court.
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI Jagjit
Singh, informs that after joining investigation on 26.04.2017, the petitioner
has not joined investigation.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of the case, this
petition is dismissed.
February 09, 2018 Judge
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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