C.O.C.P.No.970 of 2009 1 IN THE HIGH COURT FOR THE STATES OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA AT CHANDIGARH. C.O.C.P.No.970 of 2009 Date of Decision:-12.8.2009 Surinder Singh ...Petitioner Versus R.K.Jaiswal, SSP Jalandhar ...Respondent
CORAM: HON’BLE MR.JUSTICE RAKESH KUMAR GARG
Present: Mr.Vishal Aggarwal, Advocate for the petitioner.
Mr.M.C.Berry, Additional Advocate General, Punjab.
Rakesh Kumar Garg, J. (Oral):
Vide order dated 17.9.2008, the Senior Superintendent of
Police, Jalandhar was directed by this Court to investigate the case
of FIR No.81 dated 1.5.2007 registered under sections 427 and 304-
A IPC Police Station Sadar Jalandhar. Allegations of the petitioner
in this contempt petition are that despite the aforesaid direction
issued by this Court, no inquiry/investigation was done by the
In response to the show cause notice issued to the
respondent, reply dated 8.7.2009 by way of affidavit of R.K.Jaiswal,
IPS, SSP, Jalandhar was filed. Alongwith the reply, an inquiry report
dated 4.11.2008 Annexure R1 was submitted to say that compliance
of the order dated 17.9.2008 has been made.
However, a perusal of the aforesaid inquiry report dated
4.11.2008 showed that after the direction issued by this Court, SSP
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Jalandhar had not investigated the matter independently and has
submitted the aforesaid report on the basis of earlier investigation.
Today an additional affidavit has been filed by
R.K.Jaiswal, IPS, SSP Jalandhar. Alongwith this affidavit, order
(Annexure R1/T) has been filed wherein it has been submitted that a
fresh inquiry/investigation has been made by the aforesaid officer in
FIR No.81 dated 1.5.2007.
Since necessary compliance has been made by the
respondent, I am not inclined to proceed further with this petition.
The petitioner may challenge the aforesaid findings of the
inquiry report (attached as Annexure R1/T with additional affidavit of
the respondent) in accordance with law.
(Rakesh Kumar Garg) 12.8.2009 Judge AS