Bilkis Bano: Centre, Gujarat refuse to submit files to Supreme Court on convicts' remission; tell Court will challenge order to submit files

Justice Joseph orally remarked that the governments' stance amounted to contempt of court since they had not yet filed a review against the Court's previous order but was still insisting on not producing the files.
Supreme Court and Bilkis Bano
Supreme Court and Bilkis Bano

The Central and Gujarat governments on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that they may challenge the top court's order directing them to present files relating to the remission of 11 convicts in the gangrape of Bilkis Bano during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

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