Supreme Court orders Chhattisgarh State to grant ₹7.5 lakh compensation to rape convict detained in prison beyond his sentence period

A division bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar was hearing a case where the appellant was sentenced to 7 years imprisonment. However, he was made to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 10 years 3 months.
Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar
Justices Ajay Rastogi and CT Ravikumar

The Supreme Court recently ordered State of Chhattisgarh to pay ₹7.5 lakhs as compensation to a rape convict who was kept in prison beyond the period of sentence awarded to him [Bhola v. State of Chattishgarh].

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