Kumar @ Bittu Vs. State of Delhi  INSC 507 (16 July 2010)
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO.1270
OF 2010 (Arising out of SLP(Crl.)No.1701 of 2010) VINOD KUMAR @ BITTU ...
APPELLANT(S) VERSUS O R D E R We have heard learned counsel for the parties.
appellant-Vinod Kumar @ Bittu was convicted by the trial Court and was
sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for ten years and to pay fine of Rs.5,000/-
and in default of payment of fine to further undergo rigorous imprisonment for
the period of two years for the offence under Section 376(2)(g) to further
undergo rigorous imprisonment for seven years and to pay fine of Rs.4,000/-
under Section 366 IPC and in default of payment of fine to further undergo
rigorous imprisonment for a period of eighteen months. The appellant was
acquitted under Section 376(2)(g), however, he was convicted under Section
366/34 of the Indian Penal Code and was sentenced to imprisonment for four
incident is of 1983 and at that time the appellant was 17 years of age. Now he
is married and having children.
2 In the
facts and circumstances of this case, we deem it appropriate to uphold the
conviction but the sentence of imprisonment is reduced from four years to two
years and six months.
Appeal is partly allowed and disposed of.
...................J. (DALVEER BHANDARI)
...................J. (DEEPAK VERMA)