Bilkis Bano: Supreme Court issues notice to Gujarat government on plea against remission to 11 life convicts

A bench of Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana and Justices Ajay Rastogi and Vikram Nath issued notice to the State and also directed that the eleven convicts be impleaded as parties.
Bilkis Bano Case
Bilkis Bano Case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the response of the Gujarat government on a plea challenging the decision of the State to grant remission to 11 convicts who had gangraped Bilkis Bano and murdered her family members during the 2002 Godhra riots.

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