STATE OF UTTARANCHAL Vs. JAGMOHAN SINGH
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND (AT: NAINITAL)
STATE OF UTTARANCHAL
Click here to view full judgement.
(1.) Present Government Appeal was preferred by the
State of Uttaranchal against the judgment and order dated
29.09.2004, passed by learned Sessions Judge, Pauri Garhwal in
Sessions Trial No. 160 of 2004, whereby accused-respondents
Jagmohan Singh Rawat, Vasudev Singh and Deepak Kumar were
acquitted of the charges of offences punishable under Sections
302 / 34 & 201 / 34 IPC.
(2.) It was mentioned in the grounds of appeal that the
judgment and order passed by learned Sessions Judge, Pauri
Garhwal was illegal and contrary to the facts and material
evidence available on record. Learned trial court has wrongly
disbelieved the prosecution evidence and wrongly acquitted
accused-respondents. It was therefore, prayed that the Govt.
Appeal be allowed and impugned order of acquittal of accusedrespondents may be set aside A prayer was also made to convict
and sentence the respondents accordingly to law.
(3.) A First Information Report was lodged by victim's
father PW1 Kishan Singh Rawat. In that, it was stated that Pawan
Singh Rawat (victim) proceeded from his residence on
04.10.2000, at 10:00 a.m. to SSB Group Centre, Srinagar,
Garhwal, but did not reach the destination till 05.10.2000. The
informant was apprised on telephone that Pawan Singh did not
reach SSB Centre. On hearing the said news, the informant
reached Srinagar on 06.10.2000, where he came to know that the
dead body of Pawan Singh was sent for post mortem examination.
Informant was instructed to reach District Hospital, Pauri,
whereupon he identified his deceased son. It was prayed that the
culprits be brought to book.
Copyright © Regent Computronics Pvt.Ltd.