Today, the death sentence to all the three convicts of Kopardi rape and murder case has announced by the Ahmednagar district court. The court had accused Jitendra Babubal Shinde alias Pappu, Santosh Gorakh Bhaval and Nitin Bhailume on November 18 as the guilty of the Kopardi rape case and murder case. As per the reports, the advocate Prakash Aher who represented the convicts on November 21 argued over the quantum of punishment Nitin Bhailumi in the case. Also sought for the leniency in punishment for Nitin Bhailumi as he is the student who comes from poor and Dalit family also only support for his parents.
However, Court has finally done the justice by awarding death sentence to three convicts of Kopardi rape and murder case including Nitin Bhailume. And once again the court has proved that everyone is equal to justice and justice supports truth, not the criminals.
On 13th July 2016, Jitendra Babubal, Nitin Bhailume and Santosh Gorakh Bhaval had brutally raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl in Karjat Taluka in Kopardi village of Ahmednagar district. After this immense brutal crime, the massive protest had erupted across the state by the Maratha community. Protestors across the state demanding punishment for all three convicts. Also, this incident has created strong political controversy by the opposition parties like Congress and the NCP who are demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.