Nirbhaya Case: Supreme Court to hear victim Vinay's plea Today
Supreme Court 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.
New Delhi: Supreme Court 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.
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.
Curative Petition was filed by Vinay and Mukesh:
The curative petition of one of the Nirbhaya case convict was also rejected by Supreme Court. Last evening, Delhi Court postponed the date of capital punishment until further announcement.
Curative petitions filed by Vinay and Mukesh in the case have already been dismissed by the apex court. A bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan also rejected convict Akshay Kumar Singh’s plea seeking stay of his execution.
All four rapists in Nirbhaya case were announced for death sentence. The date is yet not decided. Two dates for the capital punishment of them has been postponed. The officials have announced that the rapists will be in police custody untill further notice.
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.
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