Simran @ Meena Khan vs State on 27 May, 2016

“Envy is the desire to have what someone else has. Jealousy is the
fear of losing what you have. The more insecure you are about
yourself or your relationship, the more jealous you are, because you
are afraid to lose your significant other to someone else.”
― Oliver Markus

1. Present is a glaring example of another brutal inhuman attack
with acid on a young girl of hardly 25 years of age, out of jealousy
giving rise to the present appeals.

2. Simran @ Meena Khan (hereinafter referred to as “A-1”) and
Raju @ Qayoom (hereinafter referred to as “A-2”) assails the
judgment dated 15.01.2011 in Session Case No. 49/10 arising out of
FIR No.1036/04 PS Lajpat Nagar by which appellants were held

Crl.A.Nos.179 & 461-11 & Crl.A.1393-12 Page 2 of 41
guilty of the offence punishable under Sections 326/120B of Indian
Penal Code (hereinafter referred to as „IPC‟). Appellants were
absolved of the offence punishable under Section 307 IPC. Vide order
on sentence dated 19.01.2011, they were sentenced to undergo
rigorous imprisonment for 5 years and fine of Rs 1 Lac; in default of
payment of fine, they were directed to undergo simple imprisonment
for 6 months. Further, it was directed that 80% of total fine i.e Rs.
2,00,000/- be released to the victim as compensation for her welfare.
The victim has also filed an appeal under Section 372 of Cr.P.C,
praying for enhancement of the sentence under Section 326 of IPC
being inadequate, grant of adequate compensation and other reliefs.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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