Plant ten trees, take care of them for a decade: Delhi High Court while quashing FIR

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


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.

“PRIME LEGAL is a full-service law firm that has won a National Award and has more than 20 years of experience in an array of sectors and practice areas. Prime legal fall into a category of best law firm, best lawyer, best family lawyer, best divorce lawyer, best divorce law firm, best criminal lawyer, best criminal law firm, best consumer lawyer, best civil lawyer.”

Order reviewed by Drishti verma

Click Here to read order

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *