The Bench has upheld the punishment of Life Imprisonment with a fine of Rupees 1,000 under section 376(1) of Indian Penal Code but set aside the same punishment under section 3(2)(v) of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989.
The Supreme Court has upheld the conviction & life-term imprisonment of four in a murder case of a coolie while stating that findings of trial court leading to acquittal are perverse and erroneous, it is always open for appellate court to reverse such findings on reappreciation of evidence on record.
The former IPS officer Bhatt was awarded life imprisonment by a Jamnagar court on June 20, 2019, for his involvement in the custodial death of a Jamjodhpur resident Prabhudas Vaishnani in November 1990.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to set aside the conviction and order of life imprisonment of one 72-year-old man while stating that recovery of bloodstained lathi and bloodstained clothes of the appellant on his confession
The bench has further held that, “As all the eyewitnesses were related to the victims, but for that very reason we cannot disbelieve their version, particularly since the Trial Court and the High Court found no reason to reject their evidence.”
New Delhi (ILNS): A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to confiscate cent percent of Black Money, Benami properties and disproportionate assets of an accused person and stringent punishment should be awarded to them i.e. life imprisonment.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Sessions court in Lalitpur district on Monday sentenced a self-styled occultist to life imprisonment in a two-and-a-half-year-old case for raping a woman on the pretext of ‘flogging’ her to cure her.
Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.