The Supreme Court has reiterated that the object of any criminal jurisprudence is reformative in character and to take care of the victim while allowing an application filed by a man seeking reduction of the sentence of three years of rigorous imprisonment for offence punishable under Section 498A IPC.
The Bench of Justice Hemant Gupta and Justice V. Ramasubranian granted bail to Sopan, convicted for the offence of demand of dowry and dowry death of his wife. Sachin Pahwa , advocate for the Petitioner Sopan apprised the Bench that he has already undergone 5 years of his sentence.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday has dismissed an appeal against the conviction and Sentence by a man accused for raping a 6-year-old girl while rejecting the contention, accused is one handed and physically impossible to rape.
The Court was hearing a Special Leave Petition filed challenging the Punjab and Haryana High Court decision refusing anticipatory bail to the petitioner in a case under Sections 354, 506 (criminal intimidation), 341 (wrongful restraint), and Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code.
Delhi High Court has issued Notice to Ministry of Law and Justice, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of Delhi, Rouse Avenue District Court Bar Association, Central Delhi Court Bar Association and Registrar of Societies.