"Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future:" Supreme Court commutes death sentence of man who raped, killed minor girl

Three-judge bench led by Justice Uday Lalit said the case didn't qualify the "rarest of rare case" test and thus death penalty isn't warranted.
Justice UU Lalit, Justice Ravindra Bhat and Justice Bela Trivedi
Justice UU Lalit, Justice Ravindra Bhat and Justice Bela Trivedi

The death sentence handed down to man convicted for killing a 4-year-old girl after raping her, was commuted by the Supreme Court to life imprisonment [Mohd. Firoz v. State of Madhya Pradesh].

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