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Nirbhaya Case Convicts Showed No Fear, Guilt

New Delhi: A Delhi courtroom on Tuesday issued demise warrants in opposition to the 4 convicts within the Nirbhaya Rape and homicide case. The order was handed by Extra Periods Choose Satish Kumar Arora.

All of the convicts have been produced earlier than the courtroom by means of video conferencing. Throughout the listening to, Akshay, a convict, alleged that the jail superintendent had leaked the knowledge to media.

The convicts had no signal of concern or guilt on their faces.

Whereas the courtroom was listening to the appliance, filed by Nirbhaya’s dad and mom, in search of to expedite the execution of convicts, the prosecution argued that no software was pending earlier than any courtroom or the President proper now by any of the convicts.

“The review petition of all convicts are dismissed. In between the issuance and the execution of death warrants if the convicts want to file curative petitions they can do so,” the general public prosecutor mentioned.

“They can avail their pending legal remedies after issuance of death warrant also,” mentioned advocate Jitendra Jha who was representing the sufferer’s dad and mom.

The amicus curiae and the counsel of the convicts, nevertheless, pressed that sure authorized cures have been nonetheless out there with the convicts.

Nevertheless, after concluding the arguments, the choose issued the demise warrants and ordered their execution, however, granted them 14 days to train cures.

A 23-year-old lady was gang-raped and tortured on December 16, 2012, which led to her demise. All of the six accused have been arrested and charged with sexual assault and homicide. One of many accused, a minor, appeared earlier than a juvenile justice courtroom, whereas one other dedicated suicide in Tihar Jail.

The 4 convicts have been sentenced to demise by a trial courtroom in September 2013. The Delhi Excessive Courtroom confirmed the decision in March 2014, which was upheld by the Supreme Courtroom in Could 2017, which additionally dismissed their overview petitions.


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