As per legal view received from somebody, The High Court of Punjab & Haryana has advanced DIRECTIVES to the lower courts, that if the amount involved in the case pertaining to criminal complaint u/s 138 of N.I.Act, 1881, is less than or equal to 20000/- Rs, the court will declare the accused to be CONVICT, if he agrees to discharge the amount involved in the Cheque (which went dishonour), and will grant him PROBATION for a period ranging from 1-3 years, (as the case may be), and the court will itself arrive at CONCLUSION i.e. SUO MOTO COMPROMISE BETWEEN THE PARTIES. - CAN THE DIRECTIVE FORCE THE CRIMINAL COMPLAINT TO BE ADJUDICATED BY VIRTUE OF SUE MOTO COMPROMISE TO BE ARRIVED AT BETWEEN THE ACCUSED AND COMPLAINANT BY THE COURT. - URGENT REPLY REQUIRED.
POINT TO BE NOTED :-
COMPLAINANT DOES NOT WANT TO WITHDRAW THE CASE AND WANT TO TEACH THE ACCUSED A LESSON IN THE ABOVE CASE TO.