02 March, 2021

And Justice For...

Anonymous pamphlet stirs it up in Bangalore

And Justice For...

A couple of weeks back an anonymous pamphlet was circulated in the Karnataka HC premises. It pertained to a case where a young software engineer had been killed by his fiancee barely four days after their engagement. The fast- track sessions court in Bangalore had convicted the woman and her three accomplices after seven years of trial. They had been awarded life imprisonment. The convicted appealed in the HC and simultaneously moved a bail application before a divisional bench.

Murder They Wrote: The controversial pamphlet

The pamphlet made the following accusations: it said that the bail application had been “mysteriously” clubbed with the main petition; that the hearings were being held on a day-to-day basis even as other criminal appeals, filed as way back as ’04, were pending. “How did this case...

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