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Search Results for Tag : life imprisonment

International Cases

Imposition of a life sentence is not to be departed from ‘lightly and for flimsy reasons which could not withstand scrutiny’(14.03.2024)

The order of the high court was substituted with an order dismissing the appeal against the sentence imposed by the regional court, and reinstated the.....

Tags : Life imprisonment, Imposition, Legality



Judgments

SC reverses High Court’s premature release of TADA convict(29.06.2016)

The Supreme Court reproached the Punjab and Haryana High Court for assuming “power on the basis of individual perception or notion” in light of its fa.....

Tags : tada, life imprisonment, amnesty



Multiple life imprisonment sentences to not run consecutively(01.01.1900)

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court held that though multiple sentences for life imprisonment can be awarded for multiple crimes, the same canno.....

Tags : murder, sentence, life imprisonment, consecutive



News

J&K Terror Funding Case: NIA Court Sentences Life Imprisonment to Yasin Malik(26.05.2022)

Special NIA Court, Delhi has sentenced Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik to Life Imprisonment after he was convicted in connection with Jammu & K.....

Tags : NIA Court, Terror Funding, Life Imprisonment



Delhi HC Awards Life Imprisonment for Gang Rape and Murder of 3 Years Old(07.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has awarded life sentence to three men for gang rape and murder of a three year old minor child. The Court stated that the act was do.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Gang Rape, Life Imprisonment



SC Orders Release of AG Perarivalan in Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case(18.05.2022)

Supreme Court has ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination of former .....

Tags : Supreme Court, AG Perarivalan, Rajiv Gandhi, life imprisonment



Supreme Court Upholds Life Term of 16 Persons Convicted For Killing Eight Family Members(14.12.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld life imprisonment awarded to 16 persons convicted for killing eight members of a family, including a one-and-half-year-old in.....

Tags : Supreme Court, life term, life imprisonment



SC: Can ‘Rigorous’ Be Added By Courts When They Award Life Imprisonment?(21.12.2016)

Supreme Court has agreed to examine the question whether Courts are statutorily empowered to make life imprisonments tougher for convicts by adding ‘r.....

Tags : Supreme Court, life imprisonments, rigorous



Bombay HC: Half of Life Imprisonment is 10 Years for POCSO Offences(27.09.2022)

Bombay High Court has sentenced a convict to one half of life imprisonment under the POCSO Act, who will have to undergo a sentence of 10-years. The C.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, POCSO, Life Imprisonment



Gujarat Court Sentences Asaram Bapu to Life Imprisonment in Disciple Rape Case(01.02.2023)

Gujarat Court, Gandhinagar has sentenced Godman Asaram to life imprisonment in connection with a case in which he was convicted for repeatedly raping .....

Tags : Gujarat Court, Life Imprisonment, Asaram, Rape



Gujarat Court: Problems On Earth Will Be Solved the Day Cow Slaughter Is Stopped(23.01.2023)

Gujarat Court while sentencing 22-year-old man to life imprisonment for illegally transporting cattle from the state of Maharashtra, has recently said.....

Tags : Gujarat Court, life imprisonment, cow



Kerala Court Sentences Temple Priest to Life Imprisonment for Rape of 13Yr Old Stepdaughter(12.02.2021)

Kerala Court convicts a temple priest for sexually harassing his step-daughter for over a year. It also said “If the guardians of wards behave in thi.....

Tags : Kerala Court, Life Imprisonment



CRIMINAL - Death Sentence Only When Life Term is Inadequate: SC(13.03.2019)

Supreme Court, while commuting death sentence awarded to a man convicted for rape and murder of a five year old girl, has observed that death sentence.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Life Imprisonment, Death Sentence



CRIMINAL - Sessions Court can't Award Sentence Between 'Life Imprisonment' & 'Death Sentence': Karnataka HC(29.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Sessions Court can only award either life imprisonment or death sentence in a murder case, and has no power to in.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Life Imprisonment, Death Sentence



CRIMINAL - Sessions Court can't Award Sentence Between 'Life Imprisonment' & 'Death Sentence': Karnataka HC(29.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Sessions Court can only award either life imprisonment or death sentence in a murder case, and has no power to in.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Life Imprisonment, Death Sentence



CRIMINAL - Probation Benefit can't be Extended to a Convict Punished with Life Imprisonment: SC(30.03.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that benefit of Probation of Offenders Act cannot be extended to an accused convicted for an offence punishable with life i.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Life Imprisonment, Offenders Act



Karnataka High Court Affirms Life Imprisonment to Advocate Who Killed a Fellow Woman Lawyer in Court(17.05.2019)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the verdict of the lower court whereby the latter had convicted Advocate S. L. Rajappa, who had killed a fellow lady a.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Life Imprisonment



UP Court Sentences Sandeep Sisodia to Life Imprisonment in Hathras Case(03.03.2023)

UP Court, Hathras has sentenced Sandeep Sisodia to life imprisonment for Gang Rape and Murder case concerning a 19 year old Dalit Girl. Accused was co.....

Tags : UP Court, Hathras Case, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Life Imprisonment



Calcutta HC Commutes Death Penalty of Man Convicted for Murdering Parents(27.03.2023)

Calcutta High Court while observing that the case does not fall within the purview of rarest of rare case, has commuted the death sentence of a man wh.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Death Penalty, Remission, Life Imprisonment



Allahabad HC Sets Aside Remission of Convict Who Was Awarded Life Sentence in 2 Cases(20.04.2023)

Allahabad High Court has set aside a government order by which a convict, who was granted a life imprisonment sentence in two criminal cases, was gran.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Remission, Life Imprisonment



SC Sentences Four Accused in 1996 Lajpat Nagar Bomb Blast Case to Life Imprisonment(06.07.2023)

Supreme Court while upholding the conviction of two accused in 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case and sentencing them to life imprisonment without remi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Lajpat Nagar Bomb Blast Case, Life Imprisonment



SC: Modification of Sentence From Life Imprisonment to 20-Yr RI Not Enhancement, But Reduction(11.10.2017)

Supreme Court, while reiterating that life imprisonment means imprisonment for full life & not for 14 years, has observed that modification of sentenc.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Life Imprisonment



P&H HC: A Convict has No Inherent Right to Claim Premature Release(13.09.2023)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a convict serving life imprisonment has no inherent right to claim premature release as life imprisonment .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Premature Release, Life Imprisonment



Trial Court Can’t Order Accused to Undergo Life Term Beyond 14 Yrs Without Chance for Remission: DHC(03.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has said that the trial court cannot order an accused to undergo life imprisonment for a certain number of years beyond 14 years with.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Life Imprisonment



Supreme Court Sentences Man Who Murdered His Wife Life Imprisonment(27.01.2020)

Supreme Court has awarded a life sentence to a man who had his wife murdered eighteen years ago, two days after taking a life insurance policy in her .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Murder,Life Imprisonment



Bombay HC Confirms Life Imprisonment or 23 Convicts in Murder Case(01.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has confirmed life imprisonment for 23 convicts who belong to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), convicted for murder of three perso.....

Tags : Bombay High Court , life imprisonment for 23 convicts



Bombay HC Provides Relief to Woman Convicted for Killing Lover(18.02.2016)

Bombay HC, while deciding case of a woman-convict who in her 20s, set her boyfriend on fire for refusing sex, has commuted her life imprisonment to a.....

Tags : Bombay HC,life imprisonment



Bombay HC Sentences Man to Life Term for Raping his Daughter, Sodomising Son(23.02.2016)

Bombay HC has upheld life imprisonment of a 37-year old man from Karve Nagar for repeatedly raping his nine-year-old daughter and sodomising his 12-ye.....

Tags : Bombay HC, life imprisonment



Madhya Pradesh HC Commutes Life Imprisonment to 7 Years in Murder Case(16.09.2016)

Madhya Pradesh HC has commuted to seven years jail term life imprisonment awarded to a man for murder of a ten-year-old boy, holding that it was a cul.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh HC , Murder Case, Commute , life imprisonment



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