Patna High Court acquits man sentenced to death based on sniffer dog evidence in gang rape, murder case

In the case dating back to 2019, the minor girl was said to have been gang raped and murdered near a temple when she along with her grandmother went to witness a fair there.
Patna High Court
Patna High Court

The Patna High Court recently set aside the death penalty awarded to a man for the murder and rape of a 12-year-old girl, after finding that the prosecution’s entire case rested only on the fact that a sniffer dog had entered the accused man's house [The State of Bihar v. Amar Kumar].

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