Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC dismisses plea by 3 death row convicts seeking stay on execution
Thursday, 19 March 2020 The three convicts -- Akshay Kumar Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma -- moved the Delhi High Court Thursday evening challenging the trial court order that declined to stay their execution scheduled for 5:30 am on Friday.
Four men convicted of raping a 23-year-old in 2012 are slated to be hanged on March 20, 2020. A Delhi court rejected a plea filed by three of the four convicts, claiming that the second mercy plea of one of them was still pending. The public prosecutor informed the court that the second mercy pleas...
Safoora Zargar, a pregnant student of Jamia Milia Islamia University, who was arrested in April this year in a case related to Delhi riots, was released from jail on June 24. She was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on June 23. Zargar was arrested for her alleged involvement in the Delhi riots case which left over 50 people dead.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh said that there is no doubt about the expertise of Death Audit Committee of doctors, and the number provided by them is correct. "Delhi High Court has made it clear that they have no doubts about the expertise of the Death Audit Committee of doctors and the number of deaths provided by them is correct. If BJP thinks they are above courts and want to play politics, I can't say anything," said Singh after Chairperson of NDMC Standing Committee contradicted the official COVID-19 death toll in Delhi by claiming that funeral of over 2000 coronavirus victims has been done in the national capital till June 10.
Actor Akshay Kumar urged people to stay safe in view of impending cyclone Nisarga, which is expected to hit parts of Maharashtra. The actor shared the guidelines by BMC to stay safe, and asked people to be safe. 52-year-old star put out a video on Twitter wherein he shared some guidelines by the BMC to stay safe amid the cyclone if it hits Mumbai. "It is raining today in Mumbai, and we wait for this weather every year. But 2020, is a different and weird year and it has been bothering us every now and then. We can't even enjoy the rains because of the year. With the rain showers cyclone has also seeped in," said the actor. Hoping that the cyclone shouldn't hit Mumbai, actor continued, "If God wills, it is possible that the cyclone will not reach here, and there is a probability that the speed of the cyclone is not as much to hurt someone."
Delhi 2012 gangrape convicts were hanged till death at 5:30 am on March 20. MoS Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy, who spoke on the delay in delivering justice, said that all loopholes in IPC and CrPC were..
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