Kanhaiya Lal v. State of Rajasthan

Kanhaiya Lal v. State of Rajasthan

CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 595 OF 2014                                                                                                          [Arising out of Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No.3634 of 2013]

The appellant here was accused in Sessions trial that was tried for alleged offence under Section 302 and 201 IPC, thus was convicted and sentenced to undergo imprisonment for life. Challenging the same the appellant Kanhaiya Lal has preferred the present appeal. The prosecution case is that the appellant/accused Kanhaiya Lal committed the murder of Kala by strangulation and threw the body in the well. Nobody witnessed the occurrence and the case rests on circumstantial evidence. The Supreme Court allowed the appeal and the conviction and sentence imposed on the appellant/accused Kanhaiya Lal were set aside and he was acquitted of the charge by giving benefit of doubt….read more