September 2020

Rash and Negligent Driving—Reduction in Sentence—Petitioner facing agony of trial for last more than 5 years—Sentence reduced to period already undergone of 5 months and 21 days out of total sentence of 2 years

By | September 20th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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Reduction in Sentence—Outraging modesty of woman—Petitioner is first time offender—Sentence reduced to period already undergone subject to payment of compensation to victim

By | September 20th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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Rape–Reduction in Sentence—Appellant has already undergone 02 years, 08 months and 28 days, out of the total sentence of 03 years—Sentence of the appellant is reduced to the period already undergone

By | September 10th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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April 2020

February 2020

Attempt to Murder—Compromise between parties—Though said offences cannot be compromised, sentence reduced to period already undergone 

By | February 10th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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Petitioners are first offenders and facing the agony of protracted criminal proceedings for over 06 years—They are in their 20’s and not involved in any other case—Petitioners have undergone sentence of 4 months and 29 days out of one year—Reduced to already undergone-

By | February 8th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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[DIVISION BENCH] Culpable Homicide-Reduction in Sentence-Unlawful Assembly-Conviction of convicts were converted from S.302/149IPC to S.304 Part I/149 IPC-They have undergone imprisonment ranging from 9 months to 4 years—No complaint against convicts while in custody and they are not involved in any other criminal case—Sentence reduced

By | February 4th, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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Narcotics—Reduction in Sentence—After suspension of sentence, the appellants is living a peaceful life for last about 15 years and he is not a previous convict—Sentence reduced to period already undergone

By | February 2nd, 2020|Reduction in Sentence|

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December 2019

Death by Negligence—Reduction in Sentence—Accident took 16 years back—Sending the petitioner behind bar at this stage would be very harsh and inequitable

By | December 24th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Rash and Negligent Driving—Reduction in Sentence—Petitioner had not run away from the spot—Sentence reduced to period already undergone

By | December 23rd, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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-Death by Negligence- Reduction in Sentence-Keeping in view petitioner is not a previous convict- -Substantive sentence reduced from 2 years to 1 year and 9 months-Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, S.482

By | December 7th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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November 2019

Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, S.320–Non-Compoundable Offence- Compromise between the parties—Court may, in view of the compromise arrived at between the parties, reduce the sentence imposed while maintaining the conviction.

By | November 15th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Matter has been amicably settled between the parties and the petitioner has already suffered the agony of protracted litigation for last 5 years and being a poor person having the liability to maintain old parents—Sentence reduced to the period already undergone— Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, S.482.

By | November 11th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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October 2019

NDPS – Keeping in view that petitioner has already suffered protracted litigation for last 9 years and being a poor person having the liability to maintain old parents, sentence reduced to period already undergone

By | October 16th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, S.482–Reduction in Sentence–The facts prevalent at the time of the offence can also be taken into consideration for the purpose of quantum of sentence as well.

By | October 2nd, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Reduction in Sentence—For awarding the sentence as well, the circumstances in which the offence has happened can very well be taken into consideration.

By | October 2nd, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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August 2019

July 2019

Petitioner had fired a shot in the air and ran from spot after issuing threats—Petitioner sentenced for 1 year-Submission that petitioner is facing agony of protracted trial and appeal for more than 11 years and petitioner is not a habitual offender-Sentence reduced to period already undergone

By | July 21st, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Good conduct shown during custody shows tendency to reform himself—Petitioner is first time offender and sole bread earner of his family—Sentence reduced to already undergone

By | July 20th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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Rash and Negligent Driving- Reduction in Sentence—Accident—Loaded Tipper struck its side with motorcycle while crossing it-Petitioner is 24 years of age—Keeping in view that no other case is pending against him he has already undergone substantial period of sentence of one year reduced to six months

By | July 7th, 2019|Reduction in Sentence|

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