S. 9–Charas 980 grams–Recovery of–Conviction and sentence—Challenge to–Appellant without challenging conviction has prayed for reduction of sentence on ground that he has no previous history of dealing in narcotics–High Court, therefore, in circumstances with a view to provide him a chance for his reformation showing leniency is inclined to reduce sentence–Appellant after his arrest has spent a total period of about 2 years and 5 months in jail facing agony of trial–High Court, therefore, giving benefit of S. 382-B, Cr.P.C. to appellant reduce his sentence to period Le. 2 years and 5 months, already spent by him in jail–High Court is also reducing sentence of fine from Rs. 5,000/- to Rs. 1000/- –This appeal with reduction and modification in sentence is dismissed—Appeal Partly accepted

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