Bilkis Bano case: Why is remission policy being applied selectively? Supreme Court asks

A bench of Justices BV Nagarathna and Ujjal Bhuyan orally stated that the opportunity to reform and reintegrate into society should be given to every eligible convict and not just a few.
Supreme Court and Bilkis Bano
Supreme Court and Bilkis Bano

The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the Gujarat and Union governments about the selective application of the policy for the remission (pre-mature release) of convicts serving jail terms. [Bilkis Yakub Rasool v. Union of India and ors].

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