Bilkis Bano

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Supreme Court Approves Special Bench To Review Bilkis Bano Gang Rape Petition

In a hope to gang rape victim Bilkis Bano, the Supreme Court (SC) agreed to form a larger special bench to review the petition, challenging the pre-mature release of 11 accused in the 2002 Bilkis Bano Rape Case. Notably, on Independence Day 2022, the BJP-led Gujarat Government released the convicts in the Gang Rape Case. The release was challenged by the victim in the High Court, following which Supreme Court.

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 02:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilkis Bano Gang Rape, Supreme Court, convicts, Special Bench, Gujarat Government

Courtesy: Zee News India

Supreme Court

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SC Issues Notice To Gujarat Govt, Hears Bilkis Bano Gang Rape PILs

The Supreme Court reviewed three Public Interest Litigations (PIL) filed against the release of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case. On August 25, the SC issued a notice to the BJP-led Gujarat Government for the release of the convicts, demanding a reply and adjourned the matter after two weeks. The case was heard by a bench headed by CJI NV Ramana, who is to retire on August 26.

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 12:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilkis Bano Gang Rape, Convict Released, Gujarat Government, Supreme Court, CJI NV Ramana

Courtesy: NDTV