The petition had sought review of order directing the Gujarat Government to consider the application for pre-mature release of one of the Bilkis Bano Gangrape convicts, under its policy dated 09.07.1992, which was existing at the time of his conviction.
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”. The matter is now before the Supreme Court.
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