After the announcement of life sentence for Asaram twice and life sentence for madrassa teacher thrice, one question that came in everyone’s mind is that life imprisonment is life sentence, then why was life sentence given twice or thrice? Went? Let’s understand.
life sentence means imprisonment for life
Gujarat’s Gandhinagar Sessions Court Asaram Has been sentenced to life imprisonment. He has been held guilty of raping a female disciple. Earlier, he has been sentenced to life imprisonment in another rape case. before this Kerala A court in madrasa teacher Has been sentenced to life imprisonment three times, the court has found him guilty of repeatedly raping his own daughter.
After the announcement of life sentence for Asaram twice and life sentence for madrassa teacher thrice, one question that came in everyone’s mind is that life imprisonment is life sentence, then why was life sentence given twice or thrice? Went? Let us understand in detail how much is the life sentence? And how does the convict fulfill his sentence?
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How much is the punishment in life imprisonment
How much is the life sentence in India? Perhaps no one can give a straight answer to this. You must have also heard about different punishment of life imprisonment in different cases. Sometimes it is 14 years old and sometimes it is 20 years old. But do you know that life sentence means imprisonment till death, although according to section 55 of the IPC, the seriousness of the crime, conduct of the criminal, criminal history and crime or criminal in different cases It can be reduced or increased by looking at the trend. The government of the concerned state or the central government has the right to reduce the punishment.
… then will have to stay in jail for life
The minimum sentence of life imprisonment can be 14 years, but it cannot be reduced. It has been mentioned in section 433-A of CrPC. If the sentence of life imprisonment has been reduced and the convict has completed it, whether he will be released or not depends on the character and behavior of the convict.
According to Supreme Court advocate Kumar Anjaneya Sanu, life sentence means life imprisonment, but in different states, after completing the sentence of 14 to 20 years, the remaining sentence of the criminal is waived, this process Avoidance is called. There are some cases in which the court, while giving its verdict, says that the convict will have to remain in jail till his death. In such a situation, the punishment of the guilty is not reduced.
How will the life sentence be completed thrice?
If a person has been sentenced to life imprisonment two or three times in different cases, then he has to serve these three sentences separately, for example, the punishment for the same crime will be counted at a time. If we talk about the Madrasa teacher’s case, then he will have to serve all the three sentences simultaneously. According to Supreme Court advocate Kumar Anjaneya Sanu, in the Madrasa teacher’s case, the police had imposed three such sections, in which there is a provision of life imprisonment. The court found the accused guilty in all the three sections and sentenced him. The court has mentioned in the judgment that the convict will have to spend the rest of his life in jail. That’s why the accused will not get the apology from the government.
What was the whole matter?
In Kerala, a madrassa teacher was found guilty of raping his own daughter. Judge Rakesh K of the Manjeri Fast Track Court has sentenced the madrasa teacher to life imprisonment thrice. According to the SPP (Special Public Prosecutor), the accused raped his own daughter during the Covid pandemic. Till October 2021, he continued to rape and also threatened to kill. When she had a stomach ache and went to the doctor, it was found that she was pregnant. After this he informed the police. After this he was arrested. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 6.6 lakh on the madrassa teacher.
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