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Legal Shorts: SC:Ss.376 and 302 – Rape & murder of seven year old girl

Jagaran organised by complainant was attended by appellant and victim – Dead body of victim was found in neighbouring area- She was raped and killed by crushing her head by stone – On basis of a disclosure statement made by appellant, his bloodstained clothes were recovered- According to FSL report clothes of deceased and appellant were found to be smeared with blood of Group A, which happened to be blood group of deceased also- No explanation was offered by appellant for injuries sustained by him, one of which was found even on his penis- Conviction of appellant under Ss. 302 and 376 IPC is affirmed.

Case:
Darga Ram Vs. State of Rajasthan.

Citation:
(2015) 2 SCC 775: (2015) 2 SCC (Cri) 299.

Bench Strength: 2
Coram:
T. S. Thakur and R. Banumathi, JJ.
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Shared by:
ADV. MAHESH VASWANI,
Mumbai.
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