[Death Penalty] "Courts are not oracles of public opinion", Patna High Court while acquitting death row convict from a murder case

"Courts have to exercise restraint and first ensure that individual rights guaranteed by the constitution are kept at a higher pedestal than public opinion", the Court observed.
[Death Penalty] "Courts are not oracles of public opinion", Patna High Court while acquitting death row convict from a murder case
The Patna High Court's death penalty judgment

The Patna High Court on Wednesday acquitted a person on death row for murder charges. The man had been convicted by a lower court for murdering a woman and her two daughters on supposedly being goaded by a desire for property. (The State of Bihar v. Niranjan)

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