Death Penalty cases: After plea by Project 39A, Supreme Court to examine allowing defence to interview accused for comprehensive report

The top court appointed Senior Advocate Siddharth Dave assisted by Advocate K Parameshwar as Amicus Curiae in the case.
Death Penalty cases: After plea by Project 39A, Supreme Court to examine allowing defence to interview accused for comprehensive report

In a significant development on death penalty sentencing cases, the Supreme Court of India has registered a case to examine how courts dealing with death sentence can procure a comprehensive analysis about the accused and the crime, especially the mitigating circumstances so that the concerned court can decide whether death sentence needs to be imposed or not [Irfan @ Bhayu Mevati v. State of Madhya Pradesh].

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