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Sentence of life imprisonment means rigorous imprisonment for life

Sentence of life imprisonment means rigorous imprisonment for life

Md Alfaz Ali Vs The State of Assam

Supreme Court


Special Leave Petition (Crl.) No. 6220 of 2018

About/from the judgment:

This Court in Naib Singh’s case held that the sentence of imprisonment for life has to be equated to rigorous imprisonment for life. The law laid down by this Court in Naib Singh’s was followed by this Court in three judgments Dilpesh Balchandra Panchal v. State of Gujarat, Sat Pal alias Sadhu v. State of Haryana5 and Mohd. Munna v. Union of India6.

9. In view of the authoritative pronouncements of this Court on the issues that arise for consideration in these SLPs, there is no need to re-examine the limited point for which notice was issued.

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