Nirbhaya Case: President Kovind rejects mercy petition of convict Pawan
President rejects mercy petition of Pawan Gupta, one of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case. The date of puinishment has been postponed for three times.
New Delhi: President rejects mercy petition of Pawan Gupta, one of the convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case. The date of puinishment has been postponed for three times.
In Nirbhaya rape and Murder case court announced the new date for hanging the convicts. On 17 Feb court gave the date of 3rd March for the punishment. Nirbhaya rape and murder case convicts tried all the process to postpone the hanging date. Patiala Court also heard the case again and after hearing they gavenew date for punishment.
-The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a curative petition filed by convict Pawan Kumar Gupta who was sentenced to death in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case.
-A five-judge bench headed by Justice N V Ramana said that no case is made out for re-examining the conviction and the punishment of the convict.
Nirbhaya’s Mother said convicts’ Lawyer challenged her:
“Mujrimom ke vakeel AP Singh ne mujhe aaj anguli dikha kar challenge kiya ki ye faasi ab anant kaal tak tal gayi hai (Today, the convicts AP Singh pointed fingers at me and challenged me that he will get the hangings to be postponed till eternity),” Nirbhaya’s mother when court postponed the date.
A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern who came to be known as “Nirbhaya” was gangraped and savagely assaulted on the night of December 16, 2012, in a moving bus in South Delhi. On 28 December, at 11 am, her condition was extremely critical. Till her last breath she was fighting for life but on 29th December she died.