The plea was filed by member of the CPI(M) Subhashini Ali, journalist Revati Laul, and social activist and professor Roop Rekha Verma
New Delhi: The remission granted by the Gujarat authorities to 11 convicts within the Bilkis Bano case was challenged earlier than the Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday.
A bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana agreed to look into the matter after advocate Aparna Bhat talked about the matter in search of an pressing itemizing on Wednesday.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal additionally talked about the matter and mentioned, “The Supreme Courtroom gave a discretion to the federal government to think about it. We’re difficult the remission, not the order of Supreme Courtroom”.
The plea earlier than the apex court docket was filed by member of the Communist Occasion of India (Marxist) Subhashini Ali, journalist Revati Laul, and social activist and professor Roop Rekha Verma.
Earlier on August 19, Telangana MLC Okay Kavitha wrote a letter to Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana urging the Supreme Courtroom to intervene within the matter of the discharge of 11 convicts within the Bilkis Bano rape case beneath the remission coverage of the Gujarat authorities.
The Gujarat authorities launched the 11 convicts, who have been sentenced to life imprisonment, on August 15.
In the meantime, all of the 11 life-term convicts within the case have been launched as per the remission coverage prevalent in Gujarat on the time of their conviction in 2008.
In March 2002 throughout the post-Godhra riots, Bano was allegedly gang-raped and left to die with 14 members of her household, together with her three-year-old daughter. She was 5 months pregnant when rioters attacked her household in Vadodara.