* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
Date of decision: January 20, 2020
+ W.P.(CRL) 144/2020 Crl.M.A. 983/2020
RAJAT TREHAN ANR. ….. Petitioners
Through: Ms. Ashwina Dahiya, Advocate
with petitioners in person.
STATE ANR. ….. Respondents
Through: Mr. Ashish Aggarwal, Additional
Standing Counsel with Mr. Piyush
Singhal, Advocate for respondent
No.1/State with ASI Radha
Respondent No.2 in person.
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE BRIJESH SETHI
BRIJESH SETHI, J (oral)
Quashing of FIR No. 342/2018, under Sections 498A/406/354/34
IPC, registered at police station Vikaspuri, New Delhi is sought in this
petition on the basis of mediated settlement of 19 th December, 2018
reached before Counselling Cell, Family Courts, Dwarka, New Delhi and
that decree of divorce has already been granted by the Family Court,
Dwarka, New Delhi on 1st November, 2019.
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Mr.Ashish Aggarwal, learned Additional Public Prosecutor for
respondent/State submits that petitioners as well as respondent No.2/
complainant of this FIR, are present in the Court and they have been duly
identified by the Investigating Officer of this case.
Respondent No.2, present in the Court, submits that the dispute
between the parties has been amicably resolved through Counselling Cell,
Family Courts, Dwarka, New Delhi and terms of settlement reached
between the parties have been fully acted upon as today, she has received
the balance settled amount of Rs.3,00,000/- by way of demand draft
bearing No.150597, dated 17th January, 2020, drawn on Yes Bank,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mumbai from petitioners and that decree of divorce
has already been granted by the Family Court on 1st November, 2019.
Respondent No.2 submits that now no grievance against petitioners
survives and therefore, the proceedings arising out of the FIR in question
be brought to an end.
Since the matrimonial dispute stands amicably resolved between
the parties, this petition is allowed and Quashing of FIR No. 342/2018,
under Sections 498A/406/354/34 IPC, registered at police station
Vikaspuri, New Delhi and the proceedings emanating therefrom are
quashed qua petitioners.
This petition and application stands disposed of accordingly.
JANUARY 20, 2020
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