The four convicts in the Nirbhaya case will be executed on 3 March at 6 am, reported ANI on Monday, 17 February.
Earlier during the day, Patiala court discharged Advocate Vrinda Grover as convict Mukesh’s counsel after his mother (on his behalf) asked for a different lawyer to represent him. Advocate Ravi Qazi has now been appointed as a counsel for convict Mukesh.
The court also recorded that Akshay Singh, one of the other convicts, will be filing a fresh mercy petition to the President. Akshay has withdrawn his existing mercy petition on the basis that it was hastily and poorly prepared.
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Court issues fresh death warrant; Nirbhaya convicts to be hanged on March 3 at 6 am
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The trio, students of a private engineering college, were arrested on Saturday, 15 February for raising pro-Pakistan slogans and posting it on social media on the first anniversary of the terrorist attack that left scores of CRPF soldiers dead at Pulwama in Kashmir.
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