Manohar Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan and Ors.
Indian Penal Code,1860 - Section 323
Conviction - Sentence - Compensation - The appellant received as many as 10 injuries including an incised wound in the parietal region by sharp edged weapon, a muscle deep injury on the front of left leg and a bone deep injury just above the front of left leg - In the absence of any evidence about the medical expenses, loss of earning etc. and the financial capacity of the accused, the appellant needs to be paid a sum of Rs.50,000/- as compensation under Section 357(3) within two months by the surviving respondents - In default the surviving-respondents will undergo rigorous imprisonment for three months - Since compensation is being directed to be paid, we set aside the sentence of fine of Rs.5,000/-.
Topic(s)-Compensation to victim granted
Important Decision(s)- Sec. 323 IPC - Conviction - Rs.50,000/- as compensation under Section 357(3) within two months by the surviving respondents- Since compensation is being directed to be paid.