Rajkumar Vs. State of M.P.

Rajkumar Vs. State of M.P.
Death Sentence – Converted to life imprisonment
Criminal Appeal Nos. 1419-1420 of 2013-Decided on 25-2-2014.
we are of the view that in spite of the fact that the appellant had committed a heinous crime and raped an innocent, helpless and defenceless minor girl who was in his custody, he is liable to be punished severely but it is not a case which falls within a category of rarest of rare cases. Hence, we set aside the death sentence and award life imprisonment. The appellant must serve a minimum of 35 years in jail without remission, before consideration of his case for pre-mature release...read more