[Bilkis Bano] 11 convicts released in view of good behaviour, not as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav: Gujarat to Supreme Court

In its affidavit, the Gujarat government also assailed the locus of the petitioners stating that they are third parties to the case and a stranger cannot question a remission order passed by a competent authority.
Bilkis Bano Case
Bilkis Bano Case

The Gujarat government has told the Supreme Court that it decided to release all the eleven convicts in Bilkis Bano gang rape case as per a 1992 remission policy since they completed more than 14 years in prison and their behaviour was found to be good.

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