New Delhi, Jan 14: The curative petitions filed by the two convicts in the Nirbhaya case have been rejected by the Supreme Court. A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan heard the petitions filed by Vinay Sharma (26) and Mukesh Kumar (32).
Mukesh Kumar and Vinay Sharma had filed curative petitions in the Supreme Court on Thursday.
New Delhi, Jan 09: Nirbhaya’s killers have been ordered to hang on January 22 at 7 am. If the curative petition is rejected by the Supreme Court then the killers go to the gallows. There is a process that is involved before the convicts are hanged.
Let us take a look at the last moments of a convict before he is hanged.
New Delhi, Dec 24: The convicts in the Nirbhaya case have told the Tihar jail authorities that they would be filing a mercy petition only after they exhaust all legal remedies. The lawyers of three out of the four convicts said that they have the option to file a curative petition after their review had been rejected by the Supreme Court.
The curative petition is the final stage of litigation in the Supreme Court. It is filed after a review petition is rejected.
New 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.
New Delhi, Dec 10: The Nirbhaya case was one of the most gruesome crimes that India has ever witnessed. Now, as the authorities get ready to hang the killers, the hunt for a hangman has begun.
The last hanging that took place at the Tihar jail was that of Afzal Guru, who was convicted by the Supreme Court in the Parliament attack case.
Little did Nirbhaya know that on that cold winter night her world would come to a devastating end, the Supreme Court observed while confirming the death penalty awarded to four persons.
The court held four persons guilty of raping and murdering Nirbhaya and ordered that they hang to death.
Nirbhaya’s killers will hang to death the Supreme Court has held. The Supreme Court on Friday confirmed the death sentenced awarded to the four killers of Nirbhaya. The Bench held that the case fell under the category of the rarest of rare cases. The Bench held that the accused persons were beyond reforms and hence they should hang by the neck until dead.