[Red Fort Attack] Supreme Court dismisses Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist's review petition challenging his death sentence

A three-judge bench led by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit noted that the aggravating circumstances in the case weighed more than the mitigating circumstances, thereby, warranting death sentence.
(From L to R) Justice S Ravindra Bhat, CJI UU Lalit and Justice Bela Trivedi
(From L to R) Justice S Ravindra Bhat, CJI UU Lalit and Justice Bela Trivedi

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence awarded to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist and Pakistani national, Mohd Arif who was convicted for attacking the Red Fort and killing three jawans of the unit 7 of Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army in 2000 [Mohd Arif @ Ashfaq vs State NCT of Delhi].

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