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Chanchal vs State on 24 May, 2017

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1. Chanchal, the appellant was convicted under Sections 392 and 34
of the IPC and was sentenced to undergo RI for seven years, fine of
Rs.5000/- and in default of payment of fine to undergo further RI for six
months.
2. The appeal was admitted on 02.11.2005 and Trial Court records
were called for. Along with the appeal, the appellant had also filed an
application seeking suspension of sentence and another application
seeking his release from custody on the ground that on the date of the
occurrence i.e. 13.05.2013, the appellant was below 18 years of age. In
support of the aforesaid contention, a school leaving certificate issued by

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the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi was brought
on record. The aforesaid document at Annexure A to the application
discloses that he was 17 years, 9 months and 22 days at the time of
commission of offence.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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