Gujarat government was complicit and acted in tandem with convicts: Supreme Court on early release of Bilkis Bano rape convicts

The Court said the Gujarat government should have filed a review petition against the Supreme Court judgment that declared it to be competent to decide the plea for remission of convicts in the case.
Justice BV Nagarathna and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan
Justice BV Nagarathna and Justice Ujjal Bhuyan

The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Gujarat government was "complicit and acted in tandem" with the convict who had earlier approached the Supreme Court for a decision on his plea for premature release in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case.

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