The Judiciary

Questions of justice: The judgments in Nirbhaya and Unnao rape cases

Print edition : January 17, 2020

Nirbhaya gang-rape case convicts, clockwise from top left, Akshay Thakur, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh, whose death sentence has been confirmed by the Supreme Court. Photo: PTI

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, convicted in the Unnao rape case. Photo: PTI

Two judgments, one by the Supreme Court in the Nirbhaya case and the other by a Delhi court in the Unnao rape case involving the former BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, raise important questions about the unequal delivery of justice in the country.
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