Supreme Court stays death sentence of convict in Pudukkottai rape and murder of 7-year-old

The appellant was convicted by the trial court for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old Dalit child in 2020. The Madras High Court had upheld the conviction and death sentence leading to the appeal before the apex court.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the death sentence imposed on a flower-seller convicted for the rape and murder of a minor in 2020 in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai [Samivel @ Raja vs State of Tamil Nadu].

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