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Reduction of Sentence

Sy. Azhar Sy. Kalandar v. State of Maharashtra

Penal Code, 1860 – Section 307 – Serious non compoundable offences – Compromise between the parties to reduce the sentence – the parties to the dispute have mutually settled their disputes and buried their past – It is a fit case to take a sympathetic view and reconsider the quantum of sentence awarded to the accused. AIR 2021 SC 4298 : JT 2021 (9) SC 246