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IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUDICATURE FOR RAJASTHAN
BENCH AT JAIPUR
S.B. CRIMINAL REVISION PETITION NO. 1379/2015
Kishan Gopal S/o Chhotu Lal, B/c Koli, R/o Village Suwansa,
Police Station Ksehoraipatan, District Bundi (Raj.)
(At present in District Jail, Bundi)
The State of Rajasthan Through P.P.
For Petitioner : Mr. Jitendra Bajaj
For Respondent : Mr. Ram Ratan Gurjar, P.P.
HON’BLE MRS. JUSTICE SABINA
Petitioner had faced trial in F.I.R. No. 236/2006 registered
at police station Sadar, District Bundi for the offence under
Sections 498-A, 406 Indian Penal Code, 1860 (hereinafter
referred to as ‘I.P.C.’).
Trial court vide judgment/order dated 19.12.2008, ordered
the conviction and sentence of the petitioner under Section 498-
A I.P.C. Petitioner was acquitted qua the charge framed against
him under Section 406 I.P.C. Appeal filed by the petitioner was
dismissed by the Appellate Court vide order dated 15.10.2015.
Hence, the present petition by the petitioner.
During the course of arguments, learned counsel for the
petitioner has submitted that petitioner is facing the criminal
proceedings since the year 2006. Learned counsel for the
petitioner has not challenged the conviction of the petitioner as
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ordered by the courts below but has submitted that sentence
qua imprisonment of the petitioner be reduced to the period
already undergone by him. Complainant has got remarried.
Petitioner is not a previous convict. It was established during
trial that the petitioner had not harassed the complainant on
account of demand of dowry.
Learned State Counsel, has opposed the submissions
made by learned counsel for the petitioner.
Keeping in view the facts and circumstances of the case, it
would be just and expedient to reduce the sentence qua
imprisonment of the petitioner to the period already undergone
Accordingly, conviction of the petitioner as ordered by the
courts below, is maintained. However, sentence qua
imprisonment of the petitioner is reduced to the period already
undergone by him.
Petition stands disposed of accordingly.