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JAMMU: Principal Sessions Judge Jammu R.S Jain awarded seven years rigorous imprisonment and fine Rs 5,000 to one Kamal Singh under section 304-II (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) on Friday.
According to the case that that on 28.7.2010, on the basis of a complaint filed by one Gian Chand with the Channi Himmat police station, Jammu that some unknown persons attacked his father Khakhru Ram and injured him seriously on the intervening night of 27/28-7-2010. His father succumbed to injuries later on. The assailant, identified as Kamal Singh, was apprehended by the family members and handed over to police.
On the basis of the complaints an FIR No.100/2010 under sections 307/457 of RPC was registered by the police. During the investigation, the blood stained ‘Trishul’ was seized by the IO from the place of occurrence. After the death of Khakhru Ram, Section 302 of RPC was added to the offence. On conclusion of the investigation, the IO found the accused Kamal Singh entered the pooja room with an intention to commit theft and during this period fatally injured Khakhru Ram and finding the accused to be guilty for offence under section 302/452 of RPC filed the present challan against the accused.
Principal Sessions Judge Jammu RS Jain after hearing both the sides observed that the prosecution has failed to prove the case punishable under Section 302 of RPC accordingly accused Kamal Singh was held guilty under Section 304 Part-II of RPC and awarded seven years RI and a fine of Rs.5,000 and in default of payment of fine to undergo imprisonment for two months of imprisonment. JNF
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