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Legal Shorts: SC:Acquittal of two out of three is no bar to convict third under Section 302 read with Section 34, IPC.

The conviction of the appellant under Section 302/34, IPC, was affirmed  even though the acquittal of the other two named accused is no bar to his conviction, as the prosecution led evidence to show that the fatal shot was fired by one of the two other persons besides the appellant.

Case:
Sukh Ram v. State of Uttar Pradesh.

Citation:
AIR 1974 SC 323 : (1974) 3 SCC 656.
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ADV. MAHESH VASWANI,
MUMBAI.
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