Pal Singh & Anr. Vs. State of Punjab

Pal Singh & Anr. Vs. State of Punjab
Murder – Conviction upheld
Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 191 of 2014-Decided on 25-2-2014.
If the test laid down in this case is applied to the facts of the instant case both the petitioners can be convicted under Section 302 IPC simpliciter as both of them could be convicted under Section 302/34 IPC as both of them came fully armed with iron rods and both of them gave two blows each on the vital part of the body i.e. head and forehead which proved fatal for the deceased. More so, no question had been put to Dr. Daljit Singh Bains (PW.1) as to whether the injuries caused by each of the petitioners was sufficient to cause death independently. It is not a fit case where this court should examine the issue any further or grant any indulgence…read more