Raveendran Vs. State of
Tamil Nadu  INSC 1825 (23 October 2008)
JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.385 OF 2000 Raveendran ...Appellant(s) Versus
State of Tamil Nadu ...Respondent(s) O R D E R Heard learned counsel for the
The sole appellant
was convicted by the Trial Court under Section 304-B of the Indian Penal Code,
1860, [hereinafter referred to as "I.P.C."] and sentenced to undergo
rigorous imprisonment for seven years. He was further convicted under Section
498-A I.P.C. and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for two years and
to pay fine of Rupees one thousand; in default, to undergo further imprisonment
for a period of six months. The appellant was also convicted under Section 4 of
the Dowry Prohibition Act and sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a
period of three months and to pay fine of Rupees one thousand; in default, to
undergo further imprisonment for a period of fifteen days. All the sentences,
however, were ordered to run concurrently. On appeal being preferred, Sessions
Court confirmed the convictions. Thereafter, when the matter was taken to the
High Court in revision, the convictions of the appellant have been confirmed.
Hence, this appeal by special leave.
....2/- -2- Having
heard learned counsel for the parties and perused the records, we are of the
view that the Trial Court, Appellate Court as well as the High Court have
recorded convictions of the appellant upon detailed discussion of evidence and
no interference by this Court is called for.
accordingly, fails and the same is dismissed.
The bail bonds of the
appellant, who is on bail, are cancelled and he is directed to be taken into
custody forthwith to serve out the remaining period of sentence for which the
matter shall be reported to this Court by the Trial Court within two months
from the date of receipt of copy of this order.