#NirbhayaVerdict: It’s the day to celebrate as the justice was finally delivered to Nirbhaya. The gangrape and murder case convicts: Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Mukesh Singh and Pawan Gupta were hanged on Friday 5:30 am in Tihar Jail. It took seven long years after the gruesome incident shook India’s morality. This case had led to massive protests across the nation. Soon after news was out that the four death-row convicts have been hanged successfully, Twitterati shared their reactions and celebrated this day as Nirbhaya Nyay Diwas. Netizens trend hashtags such as #NirbhayaVerdict, #NirbhayaCaseConvicts, #NirbhayaNyayaDivas and #nirbhayagetsjustice. Also Read - Nirbhaya: Vinay Violated Prison Rules Maximum, Says Tihar Authorities
One of the Twitter users wrote, “Salute to Nirbhaya’s mother, can feel her struggle, finally these predators are in hell #NirbhayaCase #nirbhayaconvicts #NirbhayaVerdict #Nirbhaya”. Also Read - Intestinal Transplant Could Have Saved Nirbhaya, Says Safdarjung Hospital Doctor
Another one wrote, “Oh man Indian Judiciary has shown new dawn of hope.. Just imagine tht night, how a helpless girl brutally raped and murdered, crying for help and mercy and today she must be crying from heaven #NirbhayaVerdict”. Also Read - Nirbhaya Case: When Lawyer AP Singh’s Desperate Attempts Could Not Stop Convicts’ Execution | Opinion
Have a look at more reactions:
Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW) said, “An example has been set today but it could have been done earlier. Now people know that they will be punished, you may extend the date but you will get punished”.
Speaking to reporters, Nirbhaya’s mother could not contain her satisfaction when the confirmation of hanging of four convicts in the gang rape and murder case came in a little after 5.35 a.m. on Friday. In her first reaction, she expressed satisfaction that justice was finally delivered.