Kerala High Court acquits man on death row after 11 years of imprisonment

The High Court also awarded the now-acquitted man, Gireesh Kumar, ₹5 lakhs as compensation for his wrongful imprisonment and the trauma he suffered while facing his now-overturned death sentence.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently freed a man who was on death row since 2018 and who had remained in prison for over a decade in connection with a murder case [State of Kerala v Gireesh Kumar and connected case].

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