Crl. M.A.9265/2015 (for exemption)
Exemptions allowed, subject to all just exceptions.
Accordingly, the application is allowed.
1. By way of this petition filed under Section 482 of the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1973, petitioners seek quashing of FIR No.
228/2012 registered at PS-Vivek Vihar for the offences punishable
under Sections 498A/406/34 IPC on 02.08.2012 and the
consequential proceedings emanating therefrom against the
petitioners on the ground that the matter has been amicably settled
between the parties.
2. Learned Counsel appearing on behalf of the petitioners
submits that the aforesaid case was registered on the complaint of
respondent No.2, Ms. Ruchi Gupta, consequent upon certain
matrimonial and domestic disputes that have arisen between the
parties pursuant to her marriage with the petitioner No.1 Naveen
Gupta on 02.05.2008. After investigation, police has filed the
chargesheet. Charges have already been framed and the case is
pending for prosecution evidence. However, in the meantime, the
parties have amicably settled their disputes and accordingly,
obtained a decree of divorce on 18.12.2014 by mutual consent
under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. Copies of
the settlement arrived at between the parties on 31.03.2014 and the
decree sheet dated 18.12.2014 are annexed to the present petition.
Source: Indian Kanoon