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Nirbhaya Case: Vinay Kumar seeks last legal remedy to escape death

On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued death warrants against Mukesh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) and said they will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail.

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 9 Jan 2020 7:06 AM GMT

Nirbhaya Case: Vinay Kumar seeks last legal remedy to escape death
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New Delhi: In a desperate attempt to ditch the death penalty awarded by Supreme Court in a 7-years-old rape case, Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four convicts of Nirabhaya gangrape and murder case, filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court on Thursday.

A curative petition is the last legal remedy available to a convict.

On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued death warrants against Mukesh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) and said they will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am in Tihar jail.

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