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2012 Delhi Gang-Rape Case: Delhi court issues fresh death warrant against Nirbahaya convicts; execution on Feb 1

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 January 2020, 17:14 IST

Fresh death authorization have been furnished for the four convicts in Nirbhaya case, who will now be hanged at 6 am on 1st February. The new consent was put out hours after President Ram Nath Kovind turned down a mercy petition filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the convicts.

Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Akshay Kumar Singh and Pawan Gupta were to be executed at Delhi's Tihar Jail on 22nd January at 7 am, the trial court judge had declared last week, signing a death warrant seven years after a young medical student was gang-raped on a moving bus, tortured and killed.

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First published: 17 January 2020, 17:14 IST
 
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