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Indian court criticized for denying convicted rapists furlough rights

The Bombay High Court recently ruled that convicted rapists are not eligible for furlough (a temporary release from prison for a specific purpose), saying that the demonstration of judicial kindness should not be at the expense of public safety. Equating violent rape with murder, Justice Vijaya Tahilramani dismissed the plea of Pundalik Gole, who has […]

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