Supreme Court commutes death penalty to life imprisonment for man convicted for rape, murder of 2-year-old

The Court upheld the conviction handed down by the Bombay High Court to Shatrughna Baban Meshram, who had raped and killed the child after taking her away from the custody of her grandfather.
Supreme Court commutes death penalty to life imprisonment for man convicted for rape, murder of 2-year-old
Justices UU Lalit, Indu Malhotra and Krishna Murari, death penalty

The Supreme Court on Monday commuted to life imprisonment the death penalty awarded to a Maharashtra man convicted of raping and killing a 2-year-old infant in 2013.

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