Bhupender Singh vs State Of Delhi on 13 July, 2018

1. This appeal is directed against the judgment dated 23 rd December, 2016
passed by the learned Additional Sessions Judge-III, North District, Rohini
Courts in Sessions Case No. 58267/2016 arising out of FIR No. 270/2005
registered at Police Station („PS‟) Narela convicting the Appellant for the
offence under Section 302 IPC and the order on sentence dated 26th
December, 2016 whereby he was sentenced to imprisonment for life with a
fine of Rs.50,000/-, and in default of payment to undergo simple
imprisonment for six months for the said offence.

2. At the outset it requires to be noticed that the charge framed against the
Appellant and six other co-accused was that in furtherance of their common
intention they had subjected the deceased Smt. Shashi, wife of the

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Appellant, to cruelty thereby committing an offence punishable under
Section 498A read with Section 34 IPC; that having subjected her to cruelty
in connection with demand of dowry within seven years of marriage they
had caused her death otherwise than under normal circumstances and hence
committed an offence under Section 304 B read with Section 34 IPC; that
they had converted the dowry articles of the deceased for their own use and
thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 408 IPC read with
Section 34 IPC; that they had disturbed the scene of crime to give an
impression of suicidal death and thereby committed an offence under
Section 201 read with 34 IPC and lastly in the alternative in furtherance of
their common intention had committed the murder of the deceased and
thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 302 read with 34
IPC.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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