'If not death, jail for life was an option': Parents of Chhawla gang-rape, murder victim on Supreme Court's acquittal of convicts

The family intends to challenge the recent Supreme Court judgment acquitting three men who were earlier given the death penalty for gang-raping and murdering their daughter.
Parents of the Chawwla gangrape and murder victim at their home in Delhi.
Parents of the Chawwla gangrape and murder victim at their home in Delhi.Shashi Shekhar Kashyap

Kailash’s phone hasn’t stopped ringing since the day the three men convicted for the rape and murder of his daughter in 2012 were acquitted by the Supreme Court. Although Kailash and his wife Rajeshwari have been receiving support from civil groups and the media’s attention, the verdict has steered them further away from closure.

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