Supreme Court to hear plea in Bilkis Bano, Pegasus cases on August 25

New Delhi, 25/8:The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a joint petition filed by former MP Subhashini Ali, journalist Revati Laul and Prof Roop Rekha Verma challenging the Gujarat government’s decision to grant remission to 11 convicts for killing 14 persons and sexually assaulting pregnant Bilkis Bano during the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

A three-judge bench presided over by the CJI N V Ramana – who will demit office on Friday – and comprising Justices Ajay Rastogi and Vikram Nath, will take up the plea for a direction to the Gujarat government to consider cancelling the remission granted to 11 convicts.

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