Supreme Court acquits three Death Penalty Convicts, commutes sentence of one

Murali Krishnan January 24 2019
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The Supreme Court yesterday acquitted three persons who had been awarded death penalty in a murder case. The death sentence awarded to a fourth accused was commuted to life imprisonment.

The judgment was rendered by a Bench of Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi and Justices L Nageswara Rao and Sanjiv Khanna in an appeal against a judgment of Karnataka High Court.

The four appellants were sentenced to death by trial court for a murder which happened . . .

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