The appellant Rajendra Pralhadrao Wasnik is a cousin of complaint Mahendra Namdeorao Wasnik who lives with his wife Kanta and daughter Vandana who is 3 years of age at
- Death sentence should not be granted on basis of circumstantial evidence
- One of the rarest of rare cases where awarding death sentence is Unjustified.
The High Court dismissed the appeal and gave the judgment of Life Imprisonment though he agreed with the contention taken on behalf of the convict that ordinarily death sentence should not field, in a conviction based on circumstantial evidence, but there is no said rule or principle that capital punishment cannot be granted on basis of circumstantial evidence. In such cases there must be some exceptional cases were to meet the end of justice court would be bound to give such extreme punishment. Second, Contention of rare of the rarest case ailing, by the Court, this was not rarest of the rare case where the Court would find that any other sentence except death penalty inadequate and the level of crime villagers was extreme which demanded Capital Punishment only. So, learned trial court was fully justified in law and on the facts of the present case, in awarding the workplace penalty of death for an
Social re-integration must be on Prior basis but not at the cause of End of Justice.
Criminal is also Entitle for Life of Dignity by social re-integration but this is not possible when the crime for which accused is convicted is of heinous in nature, then capital punishment is required to meet the end of justice. As Justice must be the priority of the court then social re-integration, social re-integration is a must for the criminal who is guilty of their offence but the criminal who was not guilty, the social re-integration cannot mould them also to be a better human. In the rarest of the rare case when capital punishment is unjustified and inadequate it can be reduced.