Mukesh Singh, convicted within the Nirbhaya case, challenged the trial court docket's order within the Delhi High Court, which had dismissed his plea for quashing his dying sentence. The petition claimed that he was not in Delhi on the night time of the incident. After the listening to, the court docket reserved judgment within the case. At the identical time, the convicts have once more approached the decrease court docket of Delhi to remain the execution sentence on the idea of assorted authorized functions, appeals and pendency of the second mercy petition.
Earlier on Tuesday, Mukesh's lawyer ML Sharma had mentioned within the trial court docket that my consumer Mukesh was arrested on December 17 from Rajasthan. <! –
He was not on the scene on the time of the gang rape. He was additionally tortured in jail. In the petition, there was a requirement to revoke the dying sentence. Which was rejected by the trial court docket and the case was transferred to Bar Council of India by Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana.
Akshay's spouse filed for divorce
At the identical time, Punita Devi, spouse of convicted Akshay Thakur, filed a divorce utility in Aurangabad Family Court earlier than hanging. The spouse mentioned within the utility that her husband is convicted within the rape case and is to be hanged. She doesn’t need him to be referred to as their widow. March 19 has been set for the listening to of the case.
Death warrant was issued for March 20
Let me inform you that earlier three convicts have additionally filed an utility within the International Court of ICJ in search of a keep on the dying sentence. The hanging of the 4 convicts within the case has been postponed thrice. On March 5, the decrease court docket issued a dying warrant to hold the 4 convicts of the case – Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) at 5:30 within the morning of March 20. did.