Justice Dave said, “Raj dharma mandates a king to wield the rod against ‘paapis’ (sinners) even if the king himself is a sadhu (pious person).” “If a judge does not award appropriate punishment to a sinner, then he is equally guilty of breaching raj dharma,” The Justice rejected request for a stay on Yakub Memon’s death warrant in view of the split verdict on his plea seeking stay on his execution.
- 30 Jul 2015
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says, Yakub Memon, a convicted bomber and plotter of a series of bomb blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai two decades ago, the deadliest such attack’s in India’s history, is innocent and should be spared. While the actor has millions of Twitter followers, people are really upset. Salman Khan, himself convicted in May of a deadly hit-and-run accident.
- 27 Jul 2015