The Delhi HC passed a order on 21st February, 2023. This was seen in the case of Latoori Singh & Ors v The State (NCT of Delhi) and ors. 1194/2023 and the case was presided over by Hon’bleJustice Jasmeet Singh
FACTS OF THE CASE:
The FIR was registered against a bunch of people in the year 2017 after a fight over petting pigs.
The Delhi Police slapped several offences against the accused (petitioners) including the offences of outraging modesty of a woman, using criminal force with the intention of disrobing or compelling a woman to be naked, and criminal intimidation.
The Delhi High Court recently ordered a group of people to plant ten trees and look after them for a decade while quashing a first information report (FIR) registered against them.
Justice Jasmeet Singh said that the trees shall be planted near their residence in consultation with the investigating officer concerned.
The officer will inform the petitioners about the place for planting the trees in consultation with the Horticulture Department of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD).
“The yearly status report of the plantation will be filed by the petitioners with photographs. The first status report shall be filed by the I.O. concerned within 6 weeks from today,” the Court ordered.
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Order reviewed by Drishti verma