Nirbhaya Rape Case : Death Penalty Review Rejected By The Apex Court


The Supreme Court today expelled requests documented by three out of the four convicts looking for a review of its decision maintaining capital punishment granted to them in the exciting December 16, 2012, Nirbhaya gangrape and kill the case.

A seat including Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan rejected the survey requests recorded by Mukesh (29), Pawan Gupta (22) and Vinay Sharma (23), saying no grounds have been made out by them for review of the decision.

The zenith court said the death row convicts neglected to bring up “mistake evident on the substance of record” in the judgment. The seat likewise said that these three convicts were heard intricately amid the phase of their allure against the Delhi High Court’s judgment and no case has been made out by them for review of the summit court’s decision maintaining capital punishment.

The fourth death row convict, Akshay Kumar Singh (31), did not document an audit request of against the zenith court’s May 5, 2017 judgment.


The summit court in its 2017 decision had maintained the death penalty granted to them by the Delhi High Court and the preliminary court on account of gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedic understudy on December 16, 2012, here.

The lady was gang-raped on the mediating night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running transport in South Delhi by six people and extremely attacked before being tossed out and about. She surrendered to wounds on December 29, 2012, at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.

One of the blamed for the situation, Ram Singh, had professedly dedicated suicide in the Tihar Jail here. An adolescent, who was among the charged, was sentenced by an adolescent equity board. He was discharged from a renewal home subsequent to serving a three-year term.


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