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1988 Road Fury Affair: Navjot Singh Seydouh got one-year jail term

Four years after allowing off Navjot Singh Seidu with a fine of 1000 rupees over The death of A 65-year old man in Road rage issue of 1988, Supreme Court on Thursday he reinforced the sentence on a plea from the victim family and rule over former The cricketer and the ex-President of the Punjab Congress are to a year imprisonment – apart from the fine.

Soon, the command became public posted on Twitter: “You will submit to His Majesty of Law…” earlier in On that day, the conference leader led a protest against economic inflation in Patiala, sitting down on An elephant holding a sign that reads: “Elephant rise in the prices. “

In the Supreme Court, a plea made by family of gurnam singh for a review of The 2018 ruling that allowed Sidhu off with fine, a bench of Judges AM Khanwilkar and SK Kaul said, “Some material Aspects that were required To be taken note of Looks like it was missed somehow out At this stage of Referee, such as “then 25-year-old cricketer” physical fitness”.

The bench There he saiderror Clear on The face of The record Need some remedial action.” He said “Indulgence was not required To be shown in the stage of Sentence imposing a penalty only of Fine and let the defendant go without any imposition of sentence”.

Court indicated out That Seydoux, at the time, “was international cricket player who It was long and good built and learned of The force of A blow was carried by his hand during the quarrel that led to Singh death in patiala on December 27, 1988.

The blow was not delivered on a person with a similar situation but 65-year-old person, more from double She added that Seydoux “couldn’t say he didn’t know The effect of Blowing or invoking ignorance on This side.” “Hand can also To be a weapon in and of itself where the same would inflict a boxer, wrestler, cricketer, or a very physically fit person.”

The court said while the verdict is disproportionately harsh should will not be passed, the ‘obviously inappropriate’ sentence will fail to produce a deterrent effect on society as a whole.”

She said, “Any needless sympathy for imposing an inappropriate judgment would do the trick.” more damage to justice system and undermining public confidence in Effectiveness of Law.” “Society cannot endure long under grave threats, and if the courts do not protect the wounded, the injured will resort to it.” private vengeance”the bench, adding that the penalty”should Conform to and be consistent with Atrocity and brutality with Which crime “.

pointing to need for Proportionality, he said ‘judgment philosophy for crime has social goal That sentence must be based on The principle that the accused should realize that crime What he did didn’t just create a dent in his life but also concavity in The social fabric”.

The court said criminal jurisprudence with the passage of the time also Focus mode on Victimology, “which is basically a perception of Trial from the point of view of The criminal So is the victim.” “They both look on in The social context, and therefore, the rights of victims must be equally protected.”

“So, when it’s 25 year An old man who It was international A cricket player assaults a man more from twice And catch up with his age with His bare hands, a heavy blow on (his victim) headUnintended consequence of The damage will still be properly attributed to him because it was reasonably foreseeable.” bench She said.

A disproportionately light The court said, “It insults and frustrates the victim of crime When the offender goes unpunished or leaves off with Relatively minor punishment such as system He does not pay attention to the feelings of the wounded.

“Indifference to rights” of the victim of crime he is fast erosion of faith of the society in general and the victim of crime in private in The criminal justice system,” The bench She said.

According to the prosecution, Seydou and his friend, Rubinder Sandhu, were in a vehicle And they had a quarrel with Gurnam Singh after being asked by the latter give way. The police claimed that Singh was beaten up by sidhu, who He later fled the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital, where it was announced deadthe police said.

The court acquitted Seydou and Sandu in September 1999. But the High Court of Punjab and Haryana overturned this order in December 2006 and Monday was convicted for Premeditated murder does not reach an end murder. Seydoux was sentenced to three years in prison in prison.

This duo challenged in Supreme Court where a bench of Judges J Chelameswar and Kaul set demand aside and instead Seydoux was convicted under section 323 (willingly causing harm) of IPC, fined.


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