Tuesday, 11 October 2016

When accused can not be convicted both under IPC and POCSO Act?

Bishal lamadey v state of sikkim
Citation:2016 CRLJ3443 Sikkim
Double jeopardy-Accused prosecuted under IPC And POCSO Act for offence of rape -cannot be convicted and sentenced under provision of both Acts-amounts to double jeopardy-Hence sentence imposed under POCSO Act is liable to be set aside.
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