The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed a last-minute plea by the convicts seeking a stay on
In his plea, Pawan Gupta has claimed that "at the time of the offence, he was a minor and thereby
In the previous attempt, Vinay reportedly hit his head on the wall of his cell earlier this month.
Reacting over the development, Asha Devi, Nirbhaya's mother said,"It was a tactic to delay the
The guidelines come after four convicts Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Kumar
On February 1, the President rejected Sharma's plea in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.
The High Court also gave the convicts a week's time to avail all legal remedies.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, said that all four convicts are taking the
In a previous development, the lawyer of the convicts had moved a Delhi court seeking a stay on the
Notably, Thakur is the third convict to file the curative petition in the apex court after their
"If somebody is going to be executed on February 1, it is top priority," said Chief Justice of
Further, lawyer AP Singh, representing the convicts, told the court that Vinay Sharma is being
Further, Tiwari went on to condemn the suggestion made by senior lawyer Indira Jaising to pardon
"Everyone wants that the convicts should be punished soon. This is not the time to do politics.
"I never talk about politics," Asha Devi said, adding, "But now I want to tell that the same people
This comes two days after a Delhi court issued a death warrant against all the four convicts, and
The dummy execution will be conducted in Jail 3, the place where the Nirbhaya convicts will be
Earlier his week, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal had sent a file rejecting the mercy plea to
A 23-year-old paramedical student was assaulted and raped by six persons in a moving bus in south