Bombay High Court sets aside death penalty in rape and murder case; acquits accused of murder, upholds rape charge

The Court, therefore, set aside the death sentence for murder but upheld the sentence of life imprisonment handed down by the trial court for rape.
Bombay High Court sets aside death penalty in rape and murder case; acquits accused of murder, upholds rape charge
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court recently quashed the death sentence of a man convicted of killing and raping a teenager on the ground that the accusation of murder could not be proven [Ashok Baban Mukane vs The State of Maharashtra]

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