Sunday , 24 March 2019

SC: multiple life terms to run concurrently, not consecutively

The Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that if a convict is awarded multiple life imprisonment then they shall run concurrently and not consecutively. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice T S Thakur delivered its verdict on a range of legal questions including whether a convict can be asked to undergo more than one life term in a case or cases. PTI

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