Initiating criminal case with ulterior motive in backdrop of civil dispute is abuse of process: Bombay High Court

Noting that there is a history of civil dispute between complainant and co-accused, and that present applicant had no act attributed to him, the FIR was quashed against him.
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court
Aurangabad Bench, Bombay High Court

The Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court last week quashed and set aside a first information report (FIR) against an accused after discovering there was a prior ongoing civil dispute between the complainant and accused in the FIR [Ramesh Karale v. State of Maharashtra].

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