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SC commutes Pune bus accident convict's death penalty to life sentence

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The on Wednesday commuted to life imprisonment the death sentence awarded to Mane, convicted for killing nine people in 2012, by mowing them down in Pune.

A bench headed by Justice AK Sikri commuted the death penalty to life imprisonment.

On January 25, 2012, Mane, a state transport driver, had mowed down nine persons. A year later, he was awarded death sentence by a sessions court.

In 2014, Mane had appealed before the Bombay High Court, which, too, upheld his death penalty.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 23:45 IST