Hanny Mehta & Ors. vs The State (Delhi Admn.) & Anr on 18 November, 2015

Crl. M.A. 16721/2015
Exemptions allowed, subject to all just exceptions.
Accordingly, the application is allowed.
+ CRL.M.C. 4662/2015
1. By way of the present petition, filed under Section 482 Cr.P.C.,
petitioners seek directions thereby quashing of FIR No.464/2012
registered at Police Station Uttam Nagar, New Delhi for the offences
punishable under Sections 498A/406/34 IPC against them.
2. Learned counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners submits that
petitioner no.1 was married with daughter of respondent no.2, namely
Smt. Priya Mehta, who is deaf and dumb. However, due to some
misunderstanding and domestic disputes, aforesaid case was registered
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against the petitioners on the complaint of respondent no.2, which
culminated into the case mentioned above. Thereafter, the matter has
been settled between the parties and with the consent of Smt. Priya Mehta,
respondent no.2 entered into an agreement with the petitioners whereby
the petitioners were agreed to pay an amount of Rs.1,80,000/- to
respondent no.2 as full and final settlement. Consequent thereto, marriage
between petitioner no.1 and daughter of respondent no.2 has been
dissolved vide a decree of divorce dated 26.05.2015. Out of the
settlement amount, Rs.60,000/- each has been paid to the respondent no. 2
at the time of recording of the first and second motion respectively and
the remaining amount of Rs.60,000/- has been paid today in the Court by
way of Pay Order no. 008958 dated 09.10.2015 issued by Axis Bank Ltd.
in favour of Smt. Priya Mehta. To the effect of the settlement, ld. Trial
Court recorded a statement of Smt. Priya Mehta on 13.02.2014.
Moreover, the affidavit of respondent no. 2, mother of Smt. Priya Mehta
in support of the petition is on record. Thus, respondent no. 2 with the
consent of her daughter does not want to pursue the case further against
the petitioners.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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