Bilkis Bano: Justice Bela M Trivedi recuses from hearing writ petition against remission of convicts

The matter came up before a bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and Bela Trivedi when the latter chose to recuse from the case.
Justice Bela Trivedi and Supreme Court
Justice Bela Trivedi and Supreme Court

Justice Bela M Trivedi of the Supreme Court on Tuesday recused from hearing the petition filed by Gujarat riots gangrape survivor, Bilkis Bano  challenging the decision of the Gujarat government to grant remission to 11 convicts who had gangraped and murdered her family members during the 2002 Godhra riots.

Want to read the full story?

We’re glad you’re enjoying this story. Subscribe to any of our plans to continue reading the story.

Already have an account? Sign In
Bar and Bench - Indian Legal news