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Tag: Nirbhaya Rape Murder

Nirbhaya Case Update: Pawan Jallad Arrives At Tihar Jail Before Scheduled Hanging Date

New Delhi: Pawan Jallad, a hangman from the Meerut Prison, reported to the Tihar Jail administration on Thursday, two days ahead of the Nirbhaya case convicts’ scheduled execution, officials said. They said Pawan, a third-generation hangman, will be staying on the jail premises and check the strength of rope and other related things on Friday. […]

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Nirbhaya Case: SC Rejects Convict's Plea On Stay On Death Penalty

New Delhi: With just two days remaining for the execution of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the curative petition of Akshay, one of the convicts in the case, seeking a stay on the death sentence. A five-judge bench headed by Justice N.V. Ramana and comprising […]

'Nirbhaya convicts lawyer using delaying tactics'

New Delhi: The Patiala House court on Saturady while disposing of the plea filed by Nirbhaya convict’s counsel seeking relevant documents to exercise the remaining legal remedies noted that “jail authorities have already complied with the request”. Session Judge Ajay Kumar Jain stated that the jail authorities have already complied with the request made by […]

Column: Human Rights Is Not Absolute

By Sandeep Sahu The impending hanging of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case has got the human rights lobby back in business. Calls for sparing the four convicts the death sentence, though muted at the moment, is beginning to gather momentum – as they typically do when anyone is about to be executed. Senior […]

Nirbhaya Convicts' Hanging Now Set For February 1

New Delhi: The Nirbhaya convicts will now be hanged to death at Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 6 a.m. on February 1. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora on Friday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the case after being informed by Tihar Jail authorities that the mercy plea of convict Mukesh has […]

SC Dismisses Two Nirbhaya Convicts' Curative Pleas; One Moves HC Challenging Death Warrant

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the curative petitions filed by two Nirbhaya gang rape and murder convicts – Vinay Kumar and Mukesh – who questioned the death sentence handed down by trial court and upheld by the Delhi High Court and the apex court. A five-judge bench of Justices N.V. Ramana, Arun […]

Court Rejects Plea To Persuade Nirbhaya Convicts To Donate Organs

New Delhi: A Delhi Court dismissed a plea seeking permission to meet the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case to convince them to donate their organs. While dismissing the plea filed by NGO RACO founder Rahul Sharma, Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said: “I am of the view […]

Here's How Much Pawan Jallad Will Get For Hanging Nirbhaya Convicts

Meerut: With folded hands, Pawan Jallad thanks God for being tasked by UP jail administration for executing the death sentence of all four convicts of Nirbhaya rape and murder case. “I am almost broke. If I hang all these four convicts (in Tihar), I will be awarded Rs 1 lakh by the government… I need […]

Nirbhaya Case Convicts Showed No Fear, Guilt

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday issued death warrants against the four convicts in the Nirbhaya Rape and murder case. The order was passed by Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora. All the convicts were produced before the court through video conferencing. During the hearing, Akshay, a convict, alleged that the jail superintendent had […]

Column: Do Rape-Murder Convicts On Death Row Deserve Any ‘Mercy’?

By Sandeep Sahu It’s not over yet. Before we exult that “Justice has finally been done to Nirbhaya’, let us not forget that the four beasts who brutalized the 22-year old paramedic on a cold evening in Delhi seven long years ago still have the option of filing a curative petition against their death sentences. […]

Tihar Jail Asks UP For Two Hangmen, Speculation Over Nirbhaya Killers' Execution

Lucknow: The Tihar Jail in Delhi has asked Uttar Pradesh to provide two hangmen on short notice, amid reports that four men convicted in the Nirbhaya rape-and-murder case may be executed soon. Uttar Pradesh’s Additional Director General (Prisons) Anand Kumar told reporters on Thursday that the department is ready to provide the hangmen. “There are […]