Harassment by Police under the influence of private party.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF PUNJAB AND HARYANA
Sr. No.107 CRWP No. 654 of 2023
Date of Decision : January 24, 2023
Sukhdev Singh …Petitioner
State of Punjab and others …Respondents
CORAM: HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE SUDHIR MITTAL
Present: Mr. Anoop Verma, Advocate, for the petitioner.
SUDHIR MITTAL, J. (ORAL)
This petition has been filed for direction to the respondents to
take appropriate action upon representation dated 09.12.2022 (Annexure P5) and to protect the life and liberty of the petitioner.
A perusal of representation dated 09.12.2022 shows that the
alleged accused trespassed into the land of the petitioner and cut his mustard
crop. It also mentions that the private respondents have the support of
respondent No.4 and that the petitioner is being threatened by the police as
Notice of motion to respondents No.1 to 3 only, so far as the
allegation of connivance of respondent No.4 with the private respondents is
Mr. Harkanwarjit Singh, AAG, Punjab accepts notice and
Considering the nature of the order being passed no reply is
The petition is disposed of with a direction to respondent No.3
to consider the representation dated 09.12.2022 (Annexure P-5) only
regarding the allegation of connivance of respondent No.4 with the private
respondents and to decide the same by passing a speaking order within four
weeks from the date of receipt of a certified copy of this order. Meanwhile,
it shall be ensured that the right to life and liberty of the petitioner is not
At the expense of repetition, it is observed that the direction
aforementioned is not regarding the allegation of trespass and illegal
harvesting of the mustard crop.
January 24, 2023
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