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SC lists remission order of Bilkis Bano rape case convicts for hearing

The remission order granted by the Gujarat government to 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case was challenged before the Supreme Court

Bilkis Bano case convicts (Photo: Twitter Grab)
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BS Web Team New Delhi
The remission order granted by the Gujarat government to 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case on Tuesday was challenged before the Supreme Court (SC) and has been listed by the Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana.
 
Earlier in the day, Advocate Aparna Bhat mentioned the matter before CJI Ramana, seeking an urgent listing on Wednesday, reported LiveLaw.in.
 
The CJI has agreed to look into the matter and asked if the convicts were granted remission by virtue of an SC order.
 
Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal said in a reply that the apex court was merely directed

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First Published: Aug 23 2022 | 11:35 AM IST

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