Maria Kyon (Grover Murder case)

Blame it on slipshod investigation, a lacklustre prosecution or just sharp-witted defence lawyers — all these often ensure that the accused claw back from death. Starlet Maria Susairaj escaping harsher punishment and Emile Jerome Mathew getting an easy way out of a murder most foul has fired up a nationwide miscarriage-of-justice debate. However, it remains to be seen whether this verdict will be altered in higher courts of appeal under intense public outcry. Deebashree Mohanty and Shalini Saksena tell you why the verdict in this heinous murder is, to say the least, most baffling

Lawyers & Solicitors, V. 2011, Maria Kyon (Grover Murder case), Daily Pioneer News, New Delhi.


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