HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE FOR RAJASTHAN
BENCH AT JAIPUR
S.B. Criminal Misc. Application No.683/2018
S.B. Criminal Appeal No. 2132/2018
Annu Swamy S/o Suresh Kuamr Swamy B/c Swamy, R/o
Keetpura Ps Sadar Neem Ka Thana Dist. Sikar
State Of Rajasthan Through Pp, Raj.
For Appellant(s) : Mr. Vidhut Kumar Gupta
For Respondent(s) : Mr. Sudesh Saini, PP
HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE PANKAJ BHANDARI
Judgment / Order
1. Heard on the application for condonation of delay.
2. It is contended by counsel for the appellant that appellant
was informed by the counsel that he has been acquitted, whereas
infact appellant was convicted and his sentence was limited to the
extent of imprisonment already suffered by the appellant. It is
contended that the conviction is likely to affect future carrier of
the appellant and for that reason, the appeal is being filed.
3. I have considered the contentions and have perused the
4. Appellant was convicted under Section 354 I.P.C. and was
sentenced to the period already undergone. Further cost of
Rs.12,000/- was also imposed upon him. The contention of
counsel for the appellant that he was informed by the counsel that
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he has been acquitted, cannot be considered to be a genuine
ground as appellant has been convicted and he has also been
directed to deposit fine of Rs.12,000/-, part of which to be paid to
the prosecutrix as compensation. On non-payment of fine,
appellant was directed to undergo simple imprisonment of three
5. The appeal is belated 1300 days, I do not find any just
cause for condoning the delay. The application for condonation of
delay is rejected. Consequently, the appeal also stands dismissed.
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