SC gives Punjab and Haryana High Court five months to dispose of appeal in gangrape case

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Published: February 15, 2018 2:10 pm

The apex court had on February 7 said it cannot tolerate “continuous blackmail” and asked the convicts to share the password of ‘iCloud’, where they had allegedly stored obscene photographs of the woman. (Express Photo/File)

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Punjab and Haryana High Court to dispose of an appeal in a case related to a gangrape in a Haryana private university within five months. A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao said its earlier direction, staying the order on suspension of the sentence in the case, will continue till the high court disposes of the appeal.

The court was hearing a plea by the woman, challenging the bail granted to the convicts in the case by the high court. The trial court had awarded 20 years imprisonment…

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