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Death commuted to Life Imprisonment – Murder of wife and children – Trial court imposed death penalty – High court confirmed the same – Apex court held that In the present case taking into the facts and circumstances of the case in hand and reasons stated above, we hold that the imposition of death sentence to the accused Amar Singh Yadav was not warranted. Accordingly we commute the sentence to life imprisonment. Further, we hold that the accused Amar Singh Yadav must serve a minimum of 30 years in jail without remissions before consideration of his case for premature release.= AMAR SINGH YADAV … APPELLANTS VERSUS STATE OF U.P. … RESPONDENTS = 2014 – July. Part -http://judis.nic.in/supremecourt/filename=41713

Death commuted to Life Imprisonment – Murder of wife and children – Trial court imposed death penalty – High court confirmed the same – Apex court held that In the present case taking into the facts  and  circumstances  of  the case in hand and reasons stated above, we hold that the imposition of  death sentence to the accused … Continue reading

Death sentence converted in to 30 years without remission = not a fit case where the death sentence awarded to the appellants should be affirmed.= ends of justice would meet if they are awarded the sentence of 30 years without remission. The facts and circumstances involved in the instant case do not meet the requirement of rarest of rare cases as explained hereinabove and we are of the considered view that it is not a fit case where the death sentence awarded to the appellants should be affirmed. Considering the current trend in view of the judgment of this Court in Swamy Shraddanand (2) @ Murali Manohar Mishra v. State of Karnataka, (2008) 13 SCC 767 which has subsequently been followed by this Court as is evident from the judgments in State of Uttar Pradesh v. Sanjay Kumar, (2012) 8 SCC 537; and Gurvail Singh @ Gala v. State of Punjab, (2013) 2 SCC 713, we are of the considered opinion that ends of justice would meet if they are awarded the sentence of 30 years without remission. = Madhu @ Madhuranatha & Anr. …Appellants Versus State of Karnataka …Respondent = published in http://judis.nic.in/supremecourt/imgst.aspx?filename=41020

Death sentence converted in to 30 years without remission =   not a fit case where  the           death  sentence  awarded  to  the  appellants  should   be   affirmed.= ends  of         justice would meet if they  are  awarded  the  sentence  of  30  years         without remission.   … Continue reading

Reduced the sentence from life to 10 years in sec. 304 B IPC Apex court held that same principles laid down in death cases- would apply with little modifications for assessing the sentences in other cases = SUNIL DUTT SHARMA Vs. STATE (GOVT.OF NCT OF DELHI) published in judis.nic.in/supremecourt/ ?filename=40877

Reduced the sentence from life to 10 years in sec. 304 B IPC applying the participles laid down     in commuting death penalty to life imprisonment, even though there is no guide lines and separate rules for lessor sentences – other than death sentences ; Apex court held that same principles laid down in death cases-  would … Continue reading

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