Vs. State of Haryana  Insc 246 (13 April 2005)
Singh & S.B. Sinha B.P. Singh,J.
appeal by special leave is directed against the judgment and order dated 6th April, 1999 of the High Court of Punjab & Haryana
at Chandigarh whereby the Revision Petition
preferred by the petitioner was dismissed. By dismissal of the Revision
Petition, the judgment and order passed by the Judicial Magistrate, Nuh and the
appellate order passed by the Addl. Sessions Judge, Gurgaon were affirmed.
has been convicted under Section 8 of the Punjab Prohibition of Cow Slaughter
Act and sentenced to undergo one year's simple imprisonment and to pay fine of
us, counsel for the appellant submitted that in the facts and circumstances of
this case, the sentence is harsh and this Court may reduce his sentence to the
period already undergone.
considered the facts and circumstances of this case and also taking note of the
fact that the offence under Section 8 is punishable with a maximum of 5 years
imprisonment, we do not feel persuaded to interfere with the quantum of
find no merit in the appeal. The appeal is, therefore, dismissed. Bail bonds of
the appellant are cancelled. He should be forthwith taken into custody to serve
out the remainder of the sentence.