Supreme Court dismisses curative petitions of death row convicts in Nirbhaya case

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 14, 2020, 04:47 PM(IST)

File photo of the convicts of Nirbhaya gang rape case Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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A Delhi Court had had earlier issued a death warrant against the four convicts - Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Pawan and Akshay.

Supreme Court today dismissed curative petitions of the two convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case.

A five-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, RF Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan dismissed the petition moved by convicts Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh.

A Delhi Court had had earlier issued a death warrant against the four convicts - Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Pawan and Akshay.

They are scheduled to be executed on January 22 in Delhi's Tihar jail. They were convicted of raping a 23-year-old woman in a bus in Delhi in December 2012.
 

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