* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
Date of decision: 12.09.2019
+ CRL.M.C. 4578/2019
ROHIT RANA ORS. ….. Petitioners
Through: Ms. Anu Sharma, Mr. Prince Gupta
and Mr. Anshul Garg and Mr. Rukban
STATE ANR. ….. Respondents
Through: Mr.M.S. Oberoi, APP for State with
SI Ravi Rana
Mr. Jayant Dabas and Mr. Nitesh,
Adv. for R-2
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SURESH KUMAR KAIT
J U D G M E N T (ORAL)
CRL. M.A. 35644/2019
Allowed, subject to all just exceptions.
Application is disposed of.
Vide the present petition, the petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.
32/2016, dated 21.01.2016, registered at Police Station – Bawana (Outer) for
the offences punishable under Sections 498A/Section406/Section34 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 10.03.2015
as per Hindu rites and rituals. Due to extreme incompatibilities between the
petitioner No. 1 and respondent No.2, they started living separately from
The petitioners and respondent No.2 entered into an amicable
settlement vide compromise deed dated 09.03.2018 and settled all their
disputes amicably. The total settlement amount is Rs.6,50,000/-, out of
which Rs.4,50,000/- have already been paid and a demand draft bearing No.
427798 dated 20.08.2019 for the balance amount of Rs.2 lakhs, in favour of
Jyoti/ respondent No. 2 has been handed over to her today in the Court.
The complainant is present in person with her counsel and has been
identified by SI Ravi Rana of Police Station – Bawana and submits that the
matter has been settled and she does not wish to prosecute the matter any
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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.
For the reasons afore-recorded, the FIR No. 32/2016 dated 21.01.2016
registered at Police Station – Bawana (Outer) for the offences punishable
under Sections 498A/Section406/Section509 of the IPC and consequent proceedings
therefrom are quashed.
The petition is allowed accordingly.
Copy of this order be given dasti under the signatures of Court
(SURESH KUMAR KAIT)
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
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