Nirbhaya case: verdict on Center's petition in opposition to ban on hanging of convicts will come on Wednesday

by Jeremy Spirogis
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New Delhi : The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict on Wednesday on the Center's petition difficult the ban on the hanging of 4 convicts within the Nirbhaya gang rape and homicide case. Justice Suresh Kumar Kait reserved his order on February 2 after a particular listening to on Saturday and Sunday.

It is price noting that the Central and Delhi Government had challenged the decrease court docket's order of 31 January, by means of which the hanging of 4 convicts within the case was stayed 'until additional orders'. <! –

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                 These 4 convicts – Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Kumar Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar (31) are imprisoned in Tihar Jail.

Earlier within the day, Nirbhaya's mother and father requested the Delhi High Court for an early resolution on the Centre's plea difficult the ban on the hanging of convicts. Advocate Jitendra Jha, showing on behalf of Nirbhaya's mother and father, mentioned that they’ve requested the court docket for early disposal of the federal government's petition.

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait mentioned {that a} resolution will probably be taken as quickly as attainable. The court docket postponed the execution of the sentence on 31 January because the counsel for the convicts appealed to the court docket to postpone the execution of the sentence 'indefinitely' and mentioned that their authorized treatments usually are not but closed.

The mercy petition of Mukesh and Vinay has been rejected by the President, whereas Pawan has not but filed this petition. Akshay's mercy petition was filed on February 1 and it’s pending. The apex court docket in its 2017 judgment upheld the demise sentence pronounced by the Delhi High Court and the decrease court docket to the convicts.

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