28 years after murder, Supreme Court orders release of death row convict after finding he was a child at the time of crime

Chaudhary spent 28 years in prison, 25 of those as death row convict for 1994 Rathi family murders in Pune in which two children and a pregnant woman were murdered.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered immediate release of death row convict Narayan Chetanram Chaudhary after finding that he was only 12 years old at the time of commission of the offence. (Narayan Chetanram Chaudhary vs State of Maharashtra)

Loading content, please wait...
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news