Patna. Punita, spouse of Akshay Thakur, a resident of Bihar's Lehng Karma village in Delhi's much-talked-about Nirbhaya case, has filed for divorce within the courtroom of Chief Justice Ramlal Sharma of Aurangabad Family Court. Akshay's spouse has mentioned that I can not dwell my life as his widow.
Akshay's spouse Punita has mentioned in her plea within the courtroom that her husband has been convicted in Nirbhaya's misdemeanor case and is to be hanged after the courtroom's verdict. Akshay Thakur's spouse says that my husband is harmless. In such a state of affairs, I don’t need to be his widow. <! –
So she wants a divorce from her husband.
Explain that the date of listening to has been fastened on March 19 on this case after which all of the accused are to be hanged on March 20. Advocate Mukesh Kumar Singh of Punita, spouse of Akshay Thakur, mentioned that the aggrieved girl has a authorized proper to get the proper of divorce in sure instances beneath the Hindu Marriage Act 13 (2) (II). It additionally features a case of rape.
By legislation, if a girl's husband is convicted in a rape case, she will be able to apply for divorce. It is to be identified that the 4 accused who’ve been sentenced to dying within the Nirbhaya case embrace Akshay Thakur of Lehng Karma.
Significantly, three of the 4 convicts of Nirbhaya, Akshay Singh, Pawan Gupta, and Vinay Sharma have now approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ). AP Singh, the lawyer for the accused within the case, has written a letter to the worldwide courtroom on Monday. The letter additionally demanded a ban on the March 20 hanging. It has additionally demanded that each one the data of the decrease courtroom be sought by the courtroom in order that they’ll put their aspect within the worldwide courtroom.