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Death By Hanging for Nirbhaya Rapists

#INDIA: A Delhi Court on Monday, 7 January, concluded hearing on plea seeking issuance of death warrant against four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya Gangrape and murder case, PTI reported.

The convicted rapists will be hanged to death on January 22 at 7 a.m.,  the order pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said.

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During the hearing, the prosecution said there was no application pending before any court or the President right now by any of the convicts and the review petition of all the convicts was dismissed by the Supreme Court.

While urging the court to issue the death warrants, the prosecution said, “In between issuance and execution of death warrants of the convicts want to file curative petitions they can do so.” The counsel for two of the convicts — Mukesh and Vinay — said they were in process of filing curative petition in the apex court.

Nirbhaya’s mother, Asha Devi said, “We are waiting for the court’s order on execution of death warrants. The convicts have no appeals pending now,”reported ANI.

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