New Delhi: The Supreme Court docket on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by one of many 4 convicts within the Nirbhaya gang rape and homicide case, searching for overview of its 2017 judgement upholding his dying penalty.
A 3-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi mentioned there are not any grounds to overview the decision and the contentions raised by convict Akshay Kumar Singh had been already thought of by the highest court docket in the principle judgement.
Opposing the overview plea, Solicitor Normal Tushar Mehta, showing for the Delhi authorities, instructed the bench additionally comprising justices Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna, that there are particular crimes the place “humanity cries” and that is considered one of them.
“There are certain crimes where God would feel ashamed in not saving the child (victim) and in creating such a monster. The death penalty does not deserve to be set aside for such crimes,” Mehta mentioned.
He additionally mentioned that convicts within the Nirbhaya case are making concerted efforts to “delay the inevitable” and the regulation should take its personal course as quickly as doable.
Advocate A P Singh, showing for the convict, had instructed the court docket that the age of residents in Delhi-NCR is decreasing attributable to air and water air pollution and there was no must award dying penalty to the convict.