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Sona Ahmad & Others v. State Of U.P. & Another - APPLICATION U/s 482 No. 4344 of 2007  RD-AH 3625 (1 March 2007)
Hon'ble Ravindra Singh, J.
Heard learned counsel for the applicants and learned A.G.A.
This application has been filed against the order dated 22.2.2007 passed by Chief Judicial Magistrate, Ballia in Criminal Misc. Case no. 40 of 2007 by which the application under section 156(3) Cr.P.C. has been allowed and the officer in charge of the Police Station concerned has been directed to register a case and investigate the same.
It is contended by the learned counsel for the applicant that the impugned order is illegal, it has not been passed in accordance with the provisions of law.
It has been rebutted by the learned A.G.A.by submitting that there is no illegality in the impugned order because on the basis of the allegations made in the application under section 156(3) Cr.P.C. a prima facie cognizable offence is made out and the allegations are of such nature which requires investigation. There is no illegality in the impugned order.
Considering the submissions made by the learned counsel for the applicants and the learned A.G.A. and from the perusal of the application under section 156(3) Cr.P.C., it appears that on the basis of the allegation made therein a prima facie cognizable offence is made out and the allegations are of such a nature which requires investigation, the impugned order is not suffering from any illegality or irregularity, therefore, the prayer for quashing the impugned order is refused.
It is further contended that the applicants are men of peace loving. They shall cooperate with the investigation. In case, they are arrested and sent to jail during investigation, they shall suffer irreparable loss. Therefore, they may not be arrested during investigation.
Considering the facts, circumstances of the case and the submissions made by the learned counsel for the applicants and the learned A.G.A, it is directed that the applicants shall not be arrested during investigation of the case registered in pursuance of the impugned order but the applicant shall cooperate with the investigation.
With this direction this application is finally disposed of.
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