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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

Murali v. State rep. by the Inspector of Police

Criminal Law – Reduction of Sentence – Compromise between parties – the fact of amicable settlement can be a relevant factor for the purpose of reduction in the quantum of sentence. 2021 (219) AIC 189 : AIR 2021 SC 472 : 2021 (1) ALD (Cri) 702 : 2021 CriLJ 1174 : 2021 (1) Crimes 96 : JT 2021 (1) SC 147 : 2021 (1) MWN (Cr) 75 : 2021 (1) RCR (Criminal) 509 : (2021) 1 SCC 726 : 2021 (1) UC 117