Delhi court on Tuesday issued death warrant against all 4 convicts n the sensational 2012 Nirbhaya Gangrape and murder case. The execution will take place on January 22, at 7 AM.
A total of five men were convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. One convict killed himself in Tihar while the remaining four convicts were sentenced death penalty. The other juvenile involved in the crime was sent to a correction facility for three years.
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.
In 2017, the apex court upheld convictions of the four men involved in the case and confirmed the death penalty awarded to them.
In 2018, three of the four convicts, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh, filed a review petitions asking the top court to reconsider its 2017 decision which was dismissed.