SATPAL VERMA AND ANOTHER Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND & ANOTHER
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND
Satpal Verma And Another
State of Uttarakhand and another
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(1.) By means of this petition moved under Section 482 Cr. P.C.,
the applicants/petitioners Satpal Verma and Keshav Lal seek
to set aside impugned order dated 22.01.2013 passed by
Additional Sessions Judge/Special Judge (EC ACT),
Dehradun in criminal appeal No. 51 of 2012 captioned as
Satpal Verma and another vs. State of Uttarakhand and
another and have further prayed that the aforesaid criminal
appeal filed by the petitioners be directed to be
restored/readmitted to its original number along with interim
order dated 28.05.2012.
(2.) A criminal complaint was filed against the applicants by
respondent no. 2 as regards offence punishable under Section
138 Negotiable Instrument Act. After the trial, the applicants
/petitioners were convicted with respect to such offence.
Aggrieved against the said order, the applicants /petitioners
preferred an appeal in the Court of Sessions.
(3.) When the criminal appeal was listed for hearing on
22.01.2013, none appeared for the appellants and, therefore,
the appeal was dismissed for non-prosecution by the learned
Additional Sessions Judge, Dehradun. Aggrieved against the
said order, the applicants have approached this Court under
Section 482 Cr.P.C.;
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