Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

41 years after murder conviction, Allahabad High Court lets off 4 convicts with ₹5,000 fine and lesser charge

The Court said the convicts have undergone "the trauma of being convicted persons" for almost 41 years and therefore the punishment of imposing a fine of ₹5,000 would be sufficient.

In a case dating back to 1971, the Allahabad High Court recently let off four convicts with a fine of ₹5,000 after finding they had been wrongly convicted under Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for the killing of a man [Rajendra @Rajendra Prasad And Others v. State]

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