Hard to digest what is happening in Nirbhaya case: Justice Santhosh Hegde

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Left: Nirbhaya Killers, Right: Justice Santhosh Hegde

New Delhi, Jan 24: Every loophole in the system has been used by the killers in the Nirbhaya case to delay their execution. This prompted the Centre to move the Supreme Court for fixing a seven-day deadline for executing death penalty of condemned prisoners.

The plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) assumes significance in view of the the death row convicts in the sensational Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case of 2012 filing review, curative and mercy petitions, which has delayed their hanging.

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