Nirbhaya Verdict: No mercy for Nirbhaya rapists, Supreme Court upholds death penalty: On 9th July, The Supreme Court rejected a review plea of three of the four living adult convicts who were received the death sentence for the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, of 2012. A bench comprising Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan delivered the judgment on the pleas of Mukesh (29), Pawan Gupta (22) and Vinay Sharma (23).
Nirbhaya’s Rapists Will Hang, Top Court Rejects Convicts’
The apex court told the death row convicts failed to point out “error apparent on the face of the record”. The bench also declared that these 3 convicts were heard ornately during the stage of their appeal against the Delhi High Court’s judgment and no case has been made out by them which is for the for review of the apex court’s verdict continuation of the death penalty.
Akshay Kumar Singh (31), The fourth death-row convict, has not filed a review petition against the apex courts of the May 5, 2017 judgment, which upheld a Delhi High Court ruling corroborate and confirmed the death sentence for all adult convicts.
Earlier The convicts’ counsel had pleaded that the police had implicated the “innocent” persons after failing to arrest the real culprits. It was contended that the death penalty was not the solution and the death penalty also against the principle of non-violence. Additional, the convicts were not habitual offenders with a criminal history.
In its 2017 verdict, The apex court had upheld the capital punishment awarded to them by the Delhi High Court and the trial court in the case of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on December 16, 2012, in New Delhi.
The rapists, six in all, had committed the crime on against the woman who had boarded the bus with her male friend to go home post they duo watched a movie.
December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus in South Delhi, She was gang-raped on the intervening night of by six persons and massively assaulted and after the culprits done with raping her, they just threw out on the Delhi road.
On December 29, 2012, at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, She succumbed to her injuries.
One of the accused, in this case, Ram Singh, had purportedly committed suicide in the Tihar jail in Delhi.
A juvenile, accused, was convicted by a juvenile justice board. He was released from a reformation home post he spent three-year term.
In its earlier judgment, the Supreme Court had also said that the “brutal, barbaric and diabolic nature” of the crime can create a “tsunami of shock” to destroy a civilized society, and public also want that all culprits should be punished in order to stop these kinds of crime further to happened in our Indian society.