Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court rejected convict Vinay's request plea
Supreme Court rejected the request plea filed by Nirabhya rape and murder convict Vinay. He is one of the four convict of Nirbhaya's brutal death.
New Delhi: Supreme Court rejected the request plea filed by Nirabhya rape and murder convict Vinay Sharma. He is one of the four convicts of Nirbhaya's brutal death.
Supreme Court was goimg to hear Nirbhaya rape and murder case victim Vinay Sharma’s petition today. The rape convict filed a petition against the rejection of mercy plea.
President Ramnath Kovind rejected rapist Vinay’s plea. After facing the rejection he applealed in Supreme Court of India.
Sharma's counsel alleged in the court that the Delhi lieutenant governor and its home minister had not signed the recommendation for rejection of his mercy plea.
However, a bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna perused the record and said the LG and the home minister indeed signed the recommendation for rejection of his mercy petition.
Sharma, through advocate A P singh, moved the apex court on Tuesday challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the president. He claimed the "hurried rejection" was "mala fide" and violated the letter and spirit of the Constitution.
Petition rejected by President:
President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the mercy plea of Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four Nirbhaya verdict. Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case verdicts are facing the gallows in the 2012 case, Home Ministry officials said on Saturday.
Sharma had filed the mercy petition before the president on Wednesday, his lawyer said to Media. The president has rejected Sharma’s mercy pleaNirbhaya , the officials said.
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.