19 Jan 2121

Given that the parties' issue has been resolved peacefully, the court is inclined to quash the FIR, since continuing with the procedures deriving from the FIR would serve no beneficial purpose - Delhi High Court

Case : Ved Bhushan Bhatia v. State & Anr. CRL.M.C. 68/2020

Court : Delhi High Court

Bench : Justice Suresh Kumar Kait

Decided on : 19 Jan 2121

The Relevant Statutes

Sections 279 & 337 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860

Brief Facts & Procedural History

1. The plea concerns FIR No.29/2017, which was filed at police station Maurya Enclave, North West District, Delhi, under Sections 279 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860.

2. Respondent No.2 is present in the Court, according to Mr G.M. Farooqui, learned Additional Public Prosecutor for the State, and he has been recognised as the complainant of the FIR in issue by the Investigating Officer of this matter, who is also present in the Court.

The Issue(s) of the Case

Whether the FIR No.29/2017 should be quashed?

The Observations of the Court

1. Honourable High Court of Delhi at New Delhi observes that by the Settlement Deed dated 13.01.2021, the parties have reached an amicable agreement on the subject matter of this petition.

2. Honourable High Court of Delhi at New Delhi also observes that on directions, respondent No.2/complainant acknowledges that the provisions of the Settlement Deed dated 13.01.2021 have already been implemented, and respondent No.2 has no objections to the proceedings originating from the FIR in the issue being terminated.

The Decision Held by the Court

1. Honourable High Court of Delhi at New Delhi held The FIR No.29/2017, which was filed at the police station Maurya Enclave in the North-West District of Delhi, and the subsequent procedures stemming from it has been quashed.

2. As a result, the petition is allowed and dismissed.

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