Four Nirbhaya convicts executed in Tihar Jail

The four men convicted of the gang rape and murder of a Delhi woman on 16 December, 2012 were hanged in the darkness of pre-dawn today, ending a horrific chapter in India’s long history of sexual assault that had seared the nation’s soul. Continue Reading

Nirbhaya: Mukesh Singh seeks quashing of death penalty

One of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case Mukesh Singh on Monday moved a court here seeking quashing of death penalty, claiming he was not in Delhi on the date of the crime. Continue Reading

No more delays

Even as the execution of the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case convicts getting delayed, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Sunday told the Delhi High Court that there is a deliberate, calculated and well thought of design by the convicts to ‘frustrate mandate of law’ by getting their punishment delayed. Continue Reading

President rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict Mukesh Singh

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday rejected the mercy plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four men convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, sources said. Continue Reading