G. NARASIMHA RAO Vs. P. RAJENDRANATH AND ANR.
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
G. Narasimha Rao
P. Rajendranath And Anr.
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(1.) Leave granted.
(2.) The challenge in the present appeal is against an order of the High Court dated 15th March, 2012 by which the grant of conditional pardon by
the learned trial Court to the appellant in a proceeding under the
Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (for short "P.C. Act, 1988") has been
reversed by the High Court.
(3.) The appellant is a Chartered Accountant who was named as the accused No.2. Commission of offence under Section 12 of the P.C. Act, 1988 is
alleged against the appellant. The specific case of the prosecution is
that the accused No.2 had accepted the bribe demanded by the accused No.1
on behalf of the said accused. The learned trial Court took into account
the facts and circumstances of the case and that the statement of the
accused No.2 was recorded under Section 164 Cr.P.C. Thereafter, it
allowed the request of the prosecution and granted conditional pardon
keeping in view the disclosures made by the accused No.2 in the said
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