Sonai Honour Killing: “Collective conscience of society shocked," Bombay HC upholds death penalty for five

Omkar Gokhale December 3 2019

The Bombay High Court on Monday confirmed the death sentence for five out of six accused in the Sonai village (Ahmednagar district) honour killing case. One of the accused, Ashok Navgire, was acquitted for lack of evidence. 

A Division Bench of Justices BP Dharmadhikari and SK Shinde passed the judgement on Monday. The Court in its judgement observed,

“The evidence shows that accused committed the crime in the most gruesome manner. They . . .

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