Nirbhaya case: switch of listening to decide, there isn’t any obstruction in execution of convicts

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi: Nirbhaya (Nirbhaya), a decide sentencing the 4 convicts within the gang rape and homicide case to demise, has been transferred. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora has been transferred to the Supreme Court as Additional Registrar on deputation for one 12 months. Before his switch, he was listening to a case of Nirbhaya rape and homicide. He was listening to the petition of Nirbhaya's dad and mom, in order that the 4 convicts could possibly be directed to be hanged. According to the ultimate listening to of the court docket, the culprits are to be hanged at 6 am on February 1. <! –

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However, the executioner doesn’t cease the switch of the decide who issued the 'death-warrant' earlier than the demise sentence is executed. If no different authorized screw or any factor from the federal government comes on the authorized paperwork, then the death-warrant of Nirbhaya's criminals can be intact and legitimate. The switch of the decide who issued the demise warrant can’t be a hindrance within the execution.

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Retired Justice Shiv Narayan Dhingra mentioned this. Dhingra has been a retired decide of the Delhi High Court and chairman of one of many SITs probed for the 1984 anti-Sikh bloodbath. S.N., who has been sentenced to demise for the Kashmiri terrorist Afzal Guru, accused of attacking Parliament. Dhingra is identical.

Dhingra was a Sessions Judge on the Patiala House Court in Delhi whereas delivering the demise sentence to Afzal Guru, the principle conspirator for the assault on Indian Parliament on 13 December 2001. During a particular dialog SN Dhingra mentioned, "As far as I can remember the Parliament attack case was filed in the court in the month of June. On 18 December 2002 I sentenced Mujarim to death. I reached the Delhi High Court after that. The appeal against my death sentence went to the Supreme Court, even after my transfer, Afzal Guru was hanged. "

With the demise of the Patiala House court docket decide issuing a 'demise warrant' of Nirbhaya's killers on deputation, what would the death-warrant be deemed nugatory? Asked, he mentioned, "No, it's all nonsense."

According to retired Justice Dhingra of Delhi High Court, "Death warrant isn’t vital. Trial court docket sentence. 'Death warrant' is part of a authorized course of. It is vital that the switch of the decide who sentenced the trial court docket is within the center. It has not occurred. In such a scenario, the brand new decide might face issues in understanding the information and the case. However, it is vitally uncommon to see such a factor. Nothing is ever not possible. As far because the death-warrant of demise sentence of Nirbhaya's killers is anxious, the demise warrant has been issued. Its worth will stay the identical because the decide who issued the demise warrant stays within the chair. Happened to

(Input: Agency IANS)

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