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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Rape - Lesser sentence than provided - Long pendency of criminal trial or offer of rapist to marry the victim or age of the offender - Not relevant reasons to reduce the sentence...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2005
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 376-- Sentence - Award of lesser sentence than provided - Power under the proviso is not to be used indiscriminately or routinely - It is to be used sparingly and only in cases where special facts and circumstances justify a reduction - Reasons must be relevant to the exercise of such discretion vested..........

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