Harbans Lal And Another vs State Of Punjab And Others on 23 February, 2024


Harbans Lal And Another vs State Of Punjab And Others on 23 February, 2024


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Punjab-Haryana High Court

Harbans Lal And Another vs State Of Punjab And Others on 23 February, 2024

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125     IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
                     CHANDIGARH
                              CRWP-1728-2024 (O&M)
                             Date of Decision: 23.02.2024
HARBANS LAL AND ANOTHER
                                              ...Petitioners
                     V/S

STATE OF PUNJAB AND OTHERS
                                        ...Respondent
CORAM: HON'BLE MR. JUSTICE HARPREET SINGH BRAR

Present:       None for the petitioners.

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HARPREET SINGH BRAR J. (Oral)

1. Present criminal writ petition has been filed under Article 226 of

the Constitution of India seeking issuance of directions to respondents No. 2

and 3 for protection of life and liberty of the petitioners from private

respondent No. 4.

2. In view of the resolution passed by the Punjab and Haryana

High Court Bar Association, there is no representation on behalf of the

petitioners.

3. A perusal of the pleadings indicate that the petitioners are

residing in live-in relationship against the wishes of respondent No. 4 and

they claims themselves to be major and seek protection to their life and

liberty. They apprehend danger from respondent No. 4. The petitioners have

also submitted a representation dated 19.02.2024 (Annexure P-3) to

respondent No. 2 but no action has been taken so far.

4. Notice of motion to official respondents only.

5. Without commenting upon the validity the relationship of the

petitioners and entering upon an exercise to evaluate the evidentiary value

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of the documents placed on the file, I dispose of this petition with the

direction to respondent No. 2 to decide the representation of the petitioners

(Annexure P-3) within a period of one week from the date of receipt of a

copy of this Court and grant them protection, if there is any threat to their

life and liberty in accordance with law. It is made clear that this order shall

not be taken to protect the petitioners from legal action for violation of law,

if any, committed by them.





                                               (HARPREET SINGH BRAR)
23.02.2023                                           JUDGE
Ajay Goswami

                  Whether speaking/reasoned         Yes/No
                  Whether reportable                Yes/No




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