DIWAKAR PRASAD JOSHI Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND
Diwakar Prasad Joshi
STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
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(2.) By means of this petition moved under
section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
(for short Cr.P.C.), the petitioner has sought
quashing of the order dated 26.04.2012, passed by
learned Sessions Judge, Dehradun, in Criminal
Appeal No. 38 of 2012, Diwakar Prasad Joshi vs
Meera Joshi and another, and the order dated
18.04.2012, passed by the trial court whereby it has
been directed that the petitioner should surrender
his licensed revolver to the local police.
(3.) Learned counsel for the petitioner
submitted that petitioner got married to
respondent no. 2 Meera Joshi way back in the year
1988. They had two children out of the wed-lock
(one son and a daughter). Admittedly petitioner is
a businessman. The Magistrate has directed on a
proceedings drawn by respondent no. 2 under
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act,
2005, to pay maintenance @ Rs 6,000/- per month.
On appeal, filed by the present petitioner the
interim maintenance was reduced to Rs 4,000/- per
month by the appellate court in its interim order.
However, the appellate court did not interfere
with the direction of the trial court to the present
petitioner to deposit his licensed revolver with the
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