A Single judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court held as follows,
Mewa Singh and others Vs Sukhjeet Kaur on 29 Apr 2013
The petitioners are permitted to be represented through a counsel and are not required to be personally present on each and every date of hearing unless until a special order is passed, warranting the appearance of the petitioners ( respondents in the complaint before the Magistrate). Relegating the petitioners to avail the alternative remedy, this petition is held to be not maintainable.
Disposed of with liberty to the petitioners to raise all the pleas before the court of competent jurisdiction. It is expected that the said court will expeditiously dispose of the matter taking into consideration the provisions of Section 12(5) of the Act.
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