LT. COL. SUSHIL CHANDRA THAPLIYAL Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND
Lt. Col. Sushil Chandra Thapliyal,Rajni Thapliyal W/O Lt. Col. Sushil Chandra Thapliyal,Pranay Thapliyal S/O Lt. Col. Sushil Chandra Thapliyal,Sudheer Chandra Thapliyal S/O Major Late Major M.D.P. Thapliyal
STATE OF UTTARAKHAND,Station House Officer Police Station Kotwali Cantt. District Dehradun,Shweta Thapliyal W/O Lt. Col. Prateek Thapliyal D/O Shri Arun Dangwal
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(1.) HEARD .
(2.) BY means of this writ petition moved under Article 226 of Constitution of India, the petitioners
have sought quashing of the First Information Report
dated 04.12.2012, relating to offences punishable
under section 498A, 323 and 506 of I.P.C., and one
punishable under section 3/4 of Dowry Prohibition
Act, 1961, registered at Police Station Kotwali Cantt,
Petitioners are father in law, mother in law, brother in law and uncle in law of the complainant
respondent no.3 Mrs. Shweta Thapliyal. Learned
counsel for the petitioners submitted that husband of
the respondent no.3 is Lt. Col. with the Indian Army,
and the respondent no.3 used to live with her
husband at the places of his posting. It is contended
that petitioners live separately from the respondent
no.3. It is further submitted that the impugned First
Information Report is counter blast, to the divorce
petition filed by husband of the respondent no.3. It is
argued that it is abuse of process of law on the part of
the respondent no.3 to implicate all the relatives of
the husband due to matrimonial discord with him.
(3.) ADMIT the petition.;
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