Can persons holding public office make comments on heinous crimes? Supreme Court to consider

Murali Krishnan August 29 2016

The Supreme Court of India today appointed Senior Advocate and eminent jurist Fali S Nariman as Amicus Curiae in a petition filed by the relative of the Bulandshahr rape accused. The petitioner has sought action against Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan for his remarks on the incident.

A Bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and C Nagappan issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government, and Azam Khan.

On July 29, a family . . .

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