Bilkis Bano rape case: Supreme Court orders re-imprisonment of eleven convicts within two weeks

The Supreme Court bench of Justices BV Nagarathna and Ujjal Bhuyan today concluded that the Gujarat government had no power to apply its remission policy to the eleven convicts.
Supreme Court, Bilkis Bano
Supreme Court, Bilkis Bano

The eleven convicts found guilty in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case have been ordered to be re-imprisoned within two weeks by the Supreme Court today, after the top court quashed the Gujarat government's August 2023 decision to release the convicts from jail early.

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