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Delhi High Court Quashes Petition as There Was No Useful Purpose in Prosecuting Petitioners

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A petition was filed by Varun Sharma and others under criminal record case under matrimonial consequences (CRL.M.C.) as against the state and another. The petition CRL.M.C. 1184/2021 was filed in the High Court of Delhi.


Petitioner 1 and respondent No.2 got married on 24.11.2017 as per Hindu rituals. Due to serious compatibility issues, they started living separately from 17.04.2018. A Compromise Deed dated 31.07.2020 was signed by the petitioner and respondent No.2 which settled all their disputes. S.I Vineet Kumar, the investigating officer submits that all the matter had been settled between both of them and respondent No.2 does not wish to prosecute the matter any further. 


The learned counsel for the petitioners claimed the direction of quashing of FIR No- 38/2020 registered at Police Station Harsh Vihar, Delhi, and further claimed for quashing all the other subsequent consequences arising therefrom.

The learned counsel for the state and for that of respondent No.2 accepted the notice issued and also gave their consent for presentation to be taken for final disposal.

Court’s Observation

The Court took all points said by both parties into consideration. The Court was inclined to quash FIR No. 38/2020 as there lies no useful purpose in prosecuting petitioners any further. 

Court’s Judgement

The Court pronounced its judgment as the petition was allowed and disposed of. Additionally, it stated that there are no consequent proceedings emanating therefrom as quashed.

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