Reduction of sentence:- Appellant having faced trial for charge u/s. 9 on allegation of recovery of four K.G charas from his possession was convicted and sentenced to death with fine by additional sessions judge-This Court taking into consideration features of case against appellant is of view that he can be given benefit of lesser Sentence provided for offence u/s. 9 Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997-This Court is also of view that penalty of death or imprisonment for life is not proper and consequently maintaining connection of appellant u/S. 9 this Court alters his sentence from death to fourteen years’ R.I -Taking into consideration status of appellant in society and financial position also reduce sentence of fine from on million rupees to a half million rupees – Appeal dismissed with modification
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