Triple murder: Kerala High Court commutes death penalty of convict from UP

The Court refused to confirm the trial court's death sentence on finding that the crime could not be categorized as being a "rarest of rare" case, and in view of the rehabilitation prospects of the convict.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

The Kerala High Court recently set aside the death penalty imposed on a man from Uttar Pradesh, who was convicted in a triple murder case, and sentenced him to life imprisonment instead [State of Kerala v Narendra Kumar].

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