The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a tantric couple who murdered a two-year-old child in the name of religious ritual. A bench of Justices Rohington F. Nariman, Justices S. Subhash Reddy and Justice Suryakant has sentenced them to death by referring to the murder of a two-year-old child by Chhattisgarh resident Ishwari Lal Yadav and his wife Kiran Bai as the rarest of rare. The bench found that the couple had earlier been convicted for the murder of a six-year-old girl, even though the High Court had commuted the sentence to life imprisonment.
The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a tantric couple who murdered a two-year-old child in the name of religious ritual.
The bench has said in its order that both do not have a thing called humanity and there is no scope for improvement. According to the case, on November 23, a two-year-old child went missing from his home in Durg. Her parents and other family members were wandering around in search of the child. During this, people heard music playing in a loud voice from Ishwari Lal Yadav’s house. When the family entered him in the house, he saw mud rising on one side of the land. Family members became suspicious. When the crowd has asked what is inside it, Yadav said that he has sacrificed the child. After which the soil was removed and the body of the child was found there. During the investigation, the tantric couple said that they had killed another child six-seven months ago.