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IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
CRM-M No. 36342 of 2017
DATE OF DECISION :- May 09, 2018
Ravinder Singh Chauhan and another …Petitioners
State of Punjab and others …Respondents
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE H.S. MADAAN
Present:- Ms. G.K. Mann, Advocate for the petitioners.
Mr. Saurav Khurana, DAG, Punjab.
Mr. R.S. Manhas, Advocate for respondents no. 4 to 15.
This is a petition under Section 482 Cr.P.C. filed by petitioners
Ravinder Singh Chauhan and Sunita Rani for directing respondents to
protect the life and liberty of the petitioners from the hand of respondents
no. 3 to 15 and issuing further direction to respondents no. 2 and 3 to add
Section 354 IPC in F.I.R. No. 80 dated 5.9.2017 for offences under Sections
324, 323, 506, 148, 149 IPC registered with Police Station Shahpur Kandi,
This petition is being opposed by the counsel representing
private respondents stating that no ground to add such Section is made out.
During the course of arguments, learned counsel for the petitioner has
confined her prayer for issuance of a direction to the official respondents to
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add Section 354 IPC stating that the CCTV footage and other evidence
available points out towards commission of such offence by Amandeep
Singh, whereas, learned counsel for the private respondents strongly
controverts this contention. It is a matter of investigation as to whether such
offences are disclosed or not.
Under the circumstances, this petition is disposed of directing
Senior Superintendent of Police, District Pathanakot to get the matter
examined through the investigating officer so as to find out as to whether
offence under Section 354 IPC is disclosed and if it is so that may be added
in the F.I.R. and if no material is found to be there then request may be
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Whether speaking/reasoned Yes/No
Whether Reportable Yes/No
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