JAMES N CHAND Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND
James N Chand
STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
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(1.) HEARD .
(2.) BY means of this petition, moved under section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,
the petitioners have sought quashing of
proceedings of Criminal Case No. 236 of 2009,
State vs. Sumeet and others, relating to offences
punishable under section 498A, 323, 504 and 506
of I.P.C., pending in the court of Special Judicial
Learned counsel for the petitioners submitted that no part of cause of action has
arisen within the State of Uttarakhand. However,
perusal of the papers on record show that the
marriage of the complainant Smt. Meenakshi
James was solemnized on 12.10.2007, in Nehru
Gram, Dehradun (Uttarakhand). The petitioners
who are father in law and mother in law of the
respondent no.3 are residents of Panchkula,
Haryana. No doubt, it is alleged in the First
Information Report by the complainant that she3
was ill treated by her in laws at Panchkula. But it
is also stated that after she was ousted by the
accused on 22.04.2008, when she was carrying
pregnancy, nobody cared to see her in
Dehradun, at the time of birth of her female child.
The continuous cruelty appears to have been
(3.) ON behalf of the petitioners attention of this court is drawn to Bhura Ram and others vs.
State of Rajasthan and another (2008) 11 SCC
page 103 and Y. Abraham Ajith and others vs.
Inspector of Police, Chennai and another
(2004) 8SCC page 100, and it is pleaded that the
court at Dehradun has no jurisdiction.;
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