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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

Commuted Death sentence to life – Apex court held that the death sentence awarded by the courts below require to be converted into life imprisonment but taking note of the diabolic manner in which the offence had been committed against a child, it is desirable that the appellant should serve minimum sentence of 30 years in jail without remission, though subject to exercise of constitutional power for clemency.= Selvam …Appellant Versus State Thr. Insp. of Police …Respondent = 2014 ( May.Part) http://judis.nic.in/supremecourt/filename=41499

Commuted Death sentence  to life – Apex court held that the death sentence awarded by the  courts  below  require  to  be converted into life imprisonment  but  taking  note  of  the  diabolic manner in which the offence had been committed against a child, it  is desirable that the appellant should serve minimum sentence of 30 years in  jail  without   remission, … 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

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