W.P. 21751(W) of 2017
The State of West Bengal Ors.
Mr. A. Bose,
Mr. C. Chatterjee
….for the petitioner.
Mr. A. K. Ganguly,
Ms. S. D. Chanda
…..for the State.
It is submitted on behalf of the petitioner
that the private respondent no.5 being daughter-in-
law has subjected her to undue harassment and
criminal intimidation. No steps have been taken by
the police authorities in the matter.
Report is field on behalf of the State
wherefrom it appears that a criminal case was
lodged by the respondent no.5 in 2013 being Nimta
P.S. Charge Sheet No.166/13 dated 20.07.2013
under Section 498A of IPC and under Section 3 4
of the D. P. Act against the petitioner and her son.
Subsequently, the matter has been reconciled
between the respondent no.5 and her son and
thereafter petitioner has lodged a criminal case
against respondent no.5 being Nimta P.S Case
No.273/17 dated 19.08.2017 under Section
323/427/506/34 of the IPC. In the said case
investigation is in progress. Report is kept on
record. Copy of the report be handed over to the
learned counsel for the petitioner.
In view of the domestic dispute between the
petitioner and the private respondent no.5, I
observe that the criminal cases pending by and
between the parties shall be proceeded with utmost
expedition and be concluded at an early date.
Petitioner as victim of crime is at liberty to
participate in the criminal proceeding and ventilate
her grievances therein in accordance with law. It
shall also be open to the petitioner to approach the
appropriate authority under the Maintenance of
Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 for
necessary redress in accordance with law, if so
Needless to mention that lawful orders
passed by the said judicial authorities shall be
implemented by police authorities in accordance
With the aforesaid observation, the writ
petition is disposed of.
Affidavit-in-opposition having not been
called upon the allegations made in the writ
petition are not deemed to be admitted by the
Certified copy of this order, if applied for, be
given to the parties on priority basis.
(Joymalya Bagchi, J.)