BINITA CHUTIA Vs. STATE OF ASSAM
HIGH COURT OF GAUHATI
STATE OF ASSAM
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Hitesh Kumar Sarma, J. -
(1.) This Criminal Appeal has been preferred by the appellants, against the judgment, dated 20.01.2016, passed by the learned Additional Sessions Judge, Golaghat in Sessions Case No. 137/2014 convicting the accused-appellants for offence under Sections 302/34 of Indian Penal Code and sentencing them to undergo rigorous imprisonment for life and to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- each, in default, to suffer further simple imprisonment for 6 (six) months each.
(2.) The fact of the prosecution case is that, on 19.03.2014, at about 3:00 pm, the accused-appellants assaulted the deceased, Gobin Chutia, the brother of the informant, to death at his own house. The accused-appellant, Binita Chutia, is the first wife of the deceased and the accused-appellants, Ritumani Chutia Das and Rajib Das are the daughter and the son-in-law of the deceased from his first wife.
(3.) On receipt of the FIR, on the above facts, the Chungajan Police Station registered a case, being Chungajan Police Station Case No. 9/2014, under Sections 302/34 of the IPC, investigated into it, collected evidence, arrested the accused-appellants, caused the inquest as well as post-mortem examination on the dead body of the deceased done and finally, on completion of investigation of the case, laid the charge-sheet against the accusedappellants under Sections 302/34 of the IPC.;
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