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Case Summary: Kanwar Singh Vs Delhi Administration

Drishti Meena, Unitedworld School of Law, Karnavati University

CASE: Kanwar Singh v. Delhi Administration, 1965 AIR 871, 1965 SCR (1) 7

BENCH: J.R. Mudholkar, Raghubar Dayal and S.M. Sikri, JJ.


Appellant- Kanwar Singh Respondent- Delhi Administrator Eight persons were tried by the Assistant Sessions Judge, Delhi, for offences under s. 148, s. 333/149, and s. 332/149 of IPC1, acquitted five of them but convicted the three appellants for 3 years of rigorous imprisonment.

In appeal the Additional Sessions Judge, Delhi, set aside the convictions and sentences passed on the appellants for offences under s. 148 and s. 333/149, altered the conviction of each of the appellant from one under s. 332/149 to s. 322 simpliciter and awarded the same sentence in respect of it as had been awarded by the Assistant Sessions Judge in respect of the offence under s. 332/149.

This is an appeal by special leave from the summary dismissal of the appellants' application for revision by the High Court of Punjab.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

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