* IN THE HIGH COURT OF DELHI AT NEW DELHI
% Judgment delivered on:07.09.2018
+ CRL.M.C. 4523/2018
SURENDER ORS. ….. Petitioners
THE STATE (G.N.C.T. DELHI) ANR. ….. Respondents
Advocates who appeared in this case:
For the Petitioner : Mr. Davinder Verma, Advocate.
For the Respondent : Mr. Raghuvinder Verma, APP for the State.
Ms. Reena Singh, Advocate for R-2
with R-2 in person.
SI Ranbir Singh, PS Nangloi.
HON’BLE MR JUSTICE SANJEEV SACHDEVA
SANJEEV SACHDEVA, J. (ORAL)
Exemption is allowed subject to all just exceptions.
1. The petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.8/2008 under Sections
498A/406/34 IPC, Police Station Nangloi.
2. The subject FIR emanates out of matrimonial discord.
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Petitioner No.1 is the husband of respondent No.2. Petitioner Nos.2
and 3 are the father-in-law and mother-in-law of the respondent No.2.
Petitioner No.4 is the brother-in-law of the respondent No.2.
Petitioner No.5 is the sister-in-law of the respondent No.2.
3. Learned counsel for the petitioners submits that the parties have
settled their disputes through the process of mediation held before
Delhi Mediation Centre, Tis Hazari on 16.07.2018. The parties have
already been divorced by way of a decree of divorce passed on
4. The respondent No.2 was to be paid a total sum of
Rs.2,00,000/- in full and final settlement of all her claims.
5. The respondent No.2 is present in person, represented by
counsel and is identified by the Investigating Officer. She submits
that she has settled her disputes with the petitioners and does not wish
to press charges against the petitioners and prosecute the complaint
6. In view of the fact that the proceedings emanate out of a
matrimonial discord and the parties have fully and finally settled their
disputes and the respondent No.2 has stated that she does not wish to
press the complaint any further and the fact that the parties have
already been divorced by way of a decree of divorce, passed on
15.12.2011, continuation of criminal proceedings will be an exercise
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in futility and justice in the case demands that the dispute between the
parties is put to an end and peace is restored; securing the ends of
justice being the ultimate guiding factor. It would be expedient to
quash the subject FIR and the consequent proceedings emanating
7. In view of the above, the petition is allowed. FIR No.8/2008
under Sections 498A/406/34 IPC, Police Station Nangloi and the
consequent proceedings emanating there from are quashed.
8. Order Dasti under the signatures of the Court Master.
SEPTEMEBER 07, 2018 SANJEEV SACHDEVA, J
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