Bilkis Bano Gang rape case
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The Gujarat Government had released the 11 convicts on 15-08-2023 as the convicts have completed 14 years sentence in prison and due to their good behavior. Aggrieved by this, Bilkis Bano filed a petition against the premature release of the convicts.

Bilkis Bano gang rape case
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“A woman deserves respect howsoever high or low she may be otherwise considered in society or to whatever faith she may follow or any creed she may belong to”

Bilkis Bano gangrape case
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Bilkis Bano was 21 years old and five months pregnant when she was gang raped. She saw 14 of her family members being killed, including her 3-year-old daughter, in the 2002 Gujarat riots that broke out after the Godhra train burning.

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The Gujarat Government had issued the impugned Notification dated 18.04.2023 during the pendency of the present writ petition and after receiving the notice issued by the Court. The Supreme Court observed that the State Government could have waited till the next date of hearing which was on 28.04.2023.

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The Court noted that the convicts have been making attempts to avoid the Bench from hearing the case.

Bilkis Bano case
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The Supreme Court asked the Gujarat Government reasons behind its decision to grant remission to the 11 life convicts, who were convicted for raping Bilkis Bano and murdering her family members

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When on August 15, 2022, her rapists walked out of the prison after serving 15 years’ imprisonment based on Gujarat Government’s remission policy, Bilkis Bano found herself “bereft of words” and “numb”.

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