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SABITRI SAMANTARAY VS STATE OF ODISHA

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SABITRI SAMANTARAY VS STATE OF ODISHA Landmark Cases  of India /  सुप्रीम कोर्ट के ऐतिहासिक फैसले REPORTABLE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 988 OF 2017 SABITRI SAMANTARAY … APPELLANT VERSUS STATE OF ODISHA … RESPONDENT WITH CRIMINAL APPEAL NO. 860 OF 2022 (arising out of S.L.P (CRL.) No. 3881 OF 2017) BIDYADHAR PRAHARAJ … APPELLANT VERSUS STATE OF ODISHA … RESPONDENT JUDGMENT KRISHNA MURARI, J. Leave granted in Special Leave Petition (Criminal) No. 3881 of 2017. 2. Present appeals are directed against the judgment and order dated 08.11.2016 passed by the High Court of Odisha at Cuttack in Criminal Appeal 1 No. 202 of 2015. The Appellants herein, namely Sabitri Samantaray and Bidyadhar Praharaj are wife and husband respectively. The two have been arrayed as accused no. 2 and accused no. 1 in FIR No. 120 of 2008. The Appellants herein along with their daughter (accused no. 3) had been charged with offences under Sections 302, 201

MANOJ & ORS VS STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH CASE

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MANOJ & ORS VS STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH CASE Landmark Cases  of India /  सुप्रीम कोर्ट के ऐतिहासिक फैसले REPORTABLE  IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CRIMINAL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CRIMINAL APPEAL NOS. 248-250 OF 2015 MANOJ & ORS. ...APPELLANT(S) VERSUS STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH ...RESPONDENT(S) J U D G M E N T S. RAVINDRA BHAT, J. 1. The present judgment will dispose of three appeals1  preferred by three accused persons. They were convicted under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) (3 counts) imposed with death penalty by the judgment and orders of the First Additional Sessions Judge, Indore2 . This was confirmed by a Division Bench of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Indore3 . 2. The appellants (Manoj, Rahul @ Govind and Neha Verma, hereafter referred by their names) were convicted for offence punishable under Section 302 IPC (three counts) for committing the murder, during the course of robbery, of Megha Deshpande, Ashlesha Deshpande and Smt. Rohini Phadke on 19.0