New Delhi :- JUDGMENT OVERVIEW

COURT :  Supreme Court of India (Division Bench (DB)- Two Judge)

JUDGMENT NAME : Govindan vs. STATE REPRESENTED BY THE DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE Appeal (Crl.), 1665 of 2021,

JUDGMENT DATE :  Dec 17, 2021

RELATED SECTIONS : INDIAN PENAL CODE, 1860

Section 302 – Punishment for murder

Section 307 – Attempt to murder

 

IMPORTANT PARAGRAPH :  

SUBHASH REDDY,J.

  1. Leave granted.
  2. This Appeal is preferred by the sole appellant

in Criminal Appeal No.179 of 2015 filed before the

High Court of Judicature at Madras, aggrieved by the

judgment and order dated 16.08.2019.

  1. By the aforesaid judgment, the High Court has

confirmed the conviction of the appellant/accused

no.1 in Sessions Case No.42 of 2011 on the file of

the learned Principal Sessions Judge, Dharmapuri by

which, the appellant was convicted for offence under

Section 304(ii) of IPC and sentenced to undergo

rigorous imprisonment for ten years and to pay a

fine of Rs.5,000/- in default to undergo three

months rigorous imprisonment.

  1. For the aforesaid reasons, while confirming the

conviction for offence under Section 304(ii) of the

IPC, we modify the sentence to two years’ rigorous

imprisonment and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000/-, in

default to undergo three (03) months’ rigorous

imprisonment.

  1. The Appeal is allowed in part, to the extent as

indicated above.

GOVINDAN

 

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