RAEES AHMAD Vs. STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
HIGH COURT OF UTTARAKHAND (AT: NAINITAL)
STATE OF UTTARAKHAND
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(1.) The conviction of the appellant Raees Ahmed for
the offence under Section 302 IPC is under challenge. He
was tried by learned Sessions Judge, Udham Singh Nagar
in S.T. No.149 of 2007, titled as "State Vs. Raees Ahmed",
for the said offence pertaining to crime no.667 of 2007.
Learned Judge has sentenced him appropriately.
(2.) The death of victim Hazra took place within one
and a half year of her marriage with the accused on
account of septicemia as a result of ante-mortem burn
injuries. The incident occurred some time in the
intervening night of 7th/8th March, 2007 when she was set
ablaze by sprinkling kerosene oil upon her. This
occurrence happened when she was in the house of her
(3.) Victim was admitted by the accused in the
Community Health Centre, Sitarganj at 12:20 AM of
8.3.2007. The doctor, as disclosed by her husband,
reported the case to be of 'accidental burning'. It appears
that Dr. J.C. Shakdhar (PW12), on duty as emergency
medical officer in that intervening night, has examined the
victim in a superficial manner. In his opinion, the burn
injuries were only 40 percent. However, the injuries were
opined to be grievous and fatal for life. PW12 referred the
victim for Sushila Tewari hospital at Haldwani. The report
given by him is Ex.Ka-14.;
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