Kumar Vs. State of Bihar  INSC 1481 (24 August 2009)
APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.1593 OF 2009 (Arising out of S.L.P.
(Crl.) No.1156 of 2008) Pramod Kumar ...Appellant(s) Versus State of Bihar
O R D E R
learned counsel for the parties.
appellant was convicted by the Trial Court. His conviction has been upheld by
the High Court in appeal. At the time of admission, rule was issued limited to
the question of sentence only. It has been stated by learned counsel appearing
on behalf of the appellant that the appellant has remained in custody for a
period of about six months. In our view, ends of justice would be met if the
period of sentence of imprisonment awarded against the appellant is reduced to
be period already undergone by him.
the appeal is allowed in-part and, while upholding the conviction of the
appellant, the sentence of imprisonment awarded against him is reduced to the
period already undergone by him.
appellant, who is on bail, is discharged from the liability of bail bonds.
......................J. [B.N. AGRAWAL]
......................J. [G.S. SINGHVI]
August 24, 2009.
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