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Court in Indian release 11 men’s involved in Bilkis Bano gang rape case

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India’s top court has nullified a 2022 Gujarat government order allowing the premature release of 11 men who were convicted for the gangrape of a pregnant Muslim woman, identified as Bilkis Bano.

The Order by the court demanded that The convicts, who had also murdered 14 members of Bano’s family, will have to return to prison in a fortnight.

Recall , the men were part of a Hindu mob that attacked Bano and her family during the 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat.

Challenging the convicts’ release in August 2022, BanoIn her petition had revealed that the premature release of the men had “shaken the conscience of the society, especially after they were accorded a heroes’ welcome

Meanwhile while Reading from the judgement on Monday, Justice BV Nagarathna, said the state of Gujarat was “not competent” to pass the remission order in the case since the men were tried and convicted in a court in the state of Maharashtra

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