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IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB HARYANA
Crl. Misc. No.M-10451 of 2018 (OM)
Date of decision : 01.05.2018
Varinderpal and another
State of Punjab and another
CORAM: HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE ANITA CHAUDHRY
Present: None for the petitioner.
Mr. Pawan Sharda, Sr. DAG, Punjab.
None for respondent no.2.
ANITA CHAUDHRY, J(ORAL)
The instant petition is for quashing of FIR No. 340 dated
08.10.2014 registered under Sections 498-A IPC (Section 406 IPC added
subsequently), Police Station Chherretta, District Amritsar and the
consequent proceedings arising out of the same, on the basis of written
compromise arrived at between the parties.
Report has been received from the trial Court after statements
of the parties were recorded regarding the compromise. The trial Court has
reported that the compromise is voluntary and without any pressure or
coercion. The trial Court has also sent statements of parties in original.
Learned counsel for the State on instructions submits that
petitioners are the only accused and respondent no.2 is the only aggrieved
person in this FIR.
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No useful purpose would be served to keep the FIR pending.
In view of the statements and report of the trial Court and the
principles laid down by the Full Bench judgment of this Court in Kulwinder
Singh and others Vs. State of Punjab and another, 2007(3) RCR
(Criminal) 1052, approved by Hon’ble Apex Court in Gian Singh Vs. State
of Punjab and others (2012) 10 SCC 303, the instant petition is allowed and
the aforesaid FIR and all consequent proceedings conducted on the basis
thereof are quashed qua the petitioners.
Needless to say that parties shall remain bound by the terms of
compromise and their statements made in the Court below.
01.05.2018 (ANITA CHAUDHRY)
Whether speaking/reasoned : Yes/No
Whether reportable : Yes/No
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