In 1890, Phulmoni, a girl aged 10 years, died. Though death was caused, yet the accused, a 32-year-old man, was held liable for a meagre offence of grievous hurt under 2,567 more words
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AIR 2001 SC 938
Facts: In this appeal the parties are admittedly tribals, the appellant being a Oraon and the respondent a Santhal.
It is submitted that as the respondent has solemnised a second marriage during the subsistence of the first marriage with the appellant, the second marriage being void, the respondent is liable to be prosecuted for the offence punishable under Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code. 702 more words
While hearing an appeal by an appellant who was convicted of murder and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for life, the Delhi High Court has ruled that the trial court cannot order an accused to undergo life imprisonment for a certain number of years beyond 14 years without being considered for remission. 154 more words