The TOI has published this news of a man who had a death sentence on him and who died five years ago was recently given life imprisonment.
Bandu Tidke who was jailed in Hindalga and was convicted for raping and murdering a 16 year old girl by the Bagalkot court. Tidke was HIV-positive and he died on October 18, 2007 at the age of 31.
In 2005 Tikde was given the death sentence by the Bagalkot court and in 2006 he appealed to high court against his sentence. He died in 2007 and on June 2, 2012 the President changes the Death sentence to life imprisonment.