The court has turned down a plea by Gujarat to reconsider its April order which made the same recommendations.
Tag: Bilkis Bano
The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Gujarat government time till January to apprise it of action it has taken against policemen convicted in 2002 Bilkis Bano gangrape case. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice AM. Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud was hearing the plea by Bano, a[Read More…]
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to allow a stay on the conviction of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer R S Bhagora in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case. The court further elaborated that there was no emergency on the issue as the convict has already undergone a sentence. The apex[Read More…]
“Rape, is the most heinous form of murder. A murder victim dies just once. A rape victim dies every day till she is alive.” These lines were told to me by a Psychology student who was working first-hand among Rape victims for her Doctoral thesis about 20 years back. I[Read More…]
The Bombay High Court (HC) on Thursday has ruled that no death penalty will be awarded to three out of 11 convicts for gang raping Bilkis Bano, a 19-year-old pregnant woman, and brutally murdering 14 of her family members, including her three-year-old daughter. The appeal was filed by the Central Bureau[Read More…]