Bombay HC commutes death penalty of two young men in Bhandara Robbery and Murder case

Omkar Gokhale November 11 2019

The Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty awarded to two young men convicted for robbery and murder of a woman and for injuring her minor son. The sentence in the case was commuted to life imprisonment due to lack of evidence and in view of their socio economic status.

A Division Bench of Justices P N Deshmukh and Pushpa Ganediwala refused to confirm death sentence as pleaded by the State and partly allowed the appeal made by 22-year . . .

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