We have seen quite enough of Nathuram during the period of more than five weeks we were hearing these appeals and particularly during the eight or nine days while he was arguing his own case, and I cannot imagine that a man of his calibre could have even entertained the idea
He had barely covered six or seven steps when a person whose name I learnt later as Narayan Vinayak Godse, resident of Poona, stepped closer and fired three shots from a pistol at the Mahatma from barely 2 / 3 feet distance which hit the Mahatma in his stomach and chest and blood started flowing. Mahatma ji fell backwards, uttering “Raam – Raam”. The assailant was apprehended on the spot with the weapon.
(1967) AIR(Bombay) 96 : (1966) 68 BomLR 321 : (1967) CriLJ 427 : (1966) ILR(Bombay) 839 BOMBAY HIGH COURT DIVISION BENCH ( Before : Palekar, J; Naik, J ) GAJANAN VISHWANATH KETKAR […]
BOMBAY HIGH COURT DIVISION BENCH ( Before : Palekar, J; Naik, J ) ANANT JANARDHAN KARANDIKAR — Appellant Vs. STATE — Respondent Decided on : 02-08-1965 Constitution of India, 1950 – Article […]