Rajasthan High Court
Deepak Kumar Aswani vs State Of Rajasthan Through P P on 9 September, 2011
“During pendency of the Criminal Case no.242/2009 titled as Smt. Deepa v. Deepak Kumar & others, the petitioner filed an application under Section 27 of the Act stating therein that so as to create jurisdiction of the Court at Ajmer, the complainant wife filed fictitious address of Ajmer
…..The Legislature in its wisdom has, while enacting this beneficial legislation, which has been brought into effect for the convenience of the aggrieved women, has provided Section 27, which gives jurisdiction to entertain the
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complaints of aggrieved women filed under this Act, even if they reside within its jurisdiction temporarily. Learned Appellate Court has arrived at a conclusion and rightly so, that there is nothing on record to show that Judicial Magistrate at Ajmer had no jurisdiction to entertain the complaint. Admittedly, the petitioner also belongs to Ajmer district and if at all the non petitioner had to harass him, she, instead of filing the complaint at Ajmer, could have filed at Gujarat also. Since the petitioner is also a resident of Ajmer district, therefore, it cannot be said that any inconvenience is caused to him. Learned trial court as also the learned appellate court has discussed all the aspects of the matter.