209 IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Criminal Misc. No. M- 20852 of 2017 (OM)
Date of decision : February 28, 2018
Taranjeet Singh …..Petitioner
State of Punjab and another ….Respondents
CORAM:- HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE LISA GILL
Present: Mr. Yashpal Thakur , Advocate
for the petitioner.
Ms. Monika Jalota, DAG, Punjab.
Mr. Manjit Singh, Advocate
for respondent No. 2.
LISA GILL, J.
Prayer in this petition is for grant of anticipatory bail to the
petitioner in FIR No. 12 dated 19.04.2017 under Section 406/498A IPC
registered at Police Station Women, District SAS Nagar, Mohali.
During the pendency of this petition, the matter has been
amicably settled between the parties before the Mediation and
Conciliation Centre of this Court on 22.01.2018. Settlement/agreement
dated 22.01.2018 is attached with the file of this case.
Learned counsel for the petitioner and respondent No. 2
submit that due to the petitioner being indisposed, they could not take
steps for withdrawl of the respective litigation initiated by them against
each other. Necessary action shall be taken by them within next two
weeks. It is informed that the petitioner and respondent No. 2 are now
living together in the matrimonial home in peace and harmony
alongwith the minor child.
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Learned counsel for respondent No. 2 submits that
respondent No. 2 has no objection, in case, this petition is allowed
subject to the petitioner adhering to the terms and conditions of the
settlement. Respondent No. 2 also agrees to adhere to the said terms
Learned counsel for the State, on instructions from ASI
Jarnail Singh, verifies that the petitioner is not involved in any other
There are no allegations on behalf of the State that the
petitioner is likely to abscond or that he is likely to dissuade the
witnesses from deposing true facts in the Court, if released on bail.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances noted above
but without expressing any opinion on the merits of case, it is
considered just and expedient to allow this petition. In the event of his
arrest, petitioner shall be released on bail to the satisfaction of
Investigating Officer/Arresting officer. He shall appear before the
Investigating agency as and when required. Petitioner shall comply
with the conditions stipulated in Section 438(2) Cr.P.C.
February 28, 2018 Judge
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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