SAHAB SINGH Vs. STATE OF HARYANA
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (FROM: PUNJAB & HARYANA)
STATE OF HARYANA
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Ahmadi, J. -
(1.)Special leave granted.
(2.)The seven appellants before us were convicted by the learned Additional Sessions Judge, Sonepat on three counts and sentenced as under:
(a) rigorous imprisonment for one year under S. 148, I.P.C.;
(b) rigorous imprisonment for six months under S. 323/149, I.P.C.; and
(c) imprisonment for life and a fine of Rs. 200/- under S. 302/149, I.P.C.
All the said substantive sentences were directed to run concurrently.
(3.)The seven appellants preferred an appeal against the order of conviction and sentence passed by the learned Trial Judge. The High Court while dismissing their appeal clarified that their convictions were on six counts and altered the fine awarded under S.302/149, I. P. C. from Rs. 200/- to Rs.5,000/- in respect of each appellant per count, i.e. Rs. 30,000/- per appellant. Being aggrieved by this enhancement of fine the appellants have preferred this appeal limited to the question of this enhancement only.
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