Nirbhaya’s killers stare at the noose: The next legal procedures that remain


nirbhayaNew Delhi, Dec 19: On Wednesday, there were two developments relating to the Nirbhaya case. While on one hand the Supreme Court rejected a review filed by one of the killers, in another a city court gave the convicts a week’s time to respond on whether they would be filing a mercy petition or not.

Nirbhaya’s mother was visibly upset with the city court refused to issue a death warrant. The court however explained that there was a due process of law that was involved as per which the convicts were entitled to file a mercy petition.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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