Today sessions court in Delhi on January 7 issued death warrants to the four convicts in the 2012 December 16 Delhi gang rape case and murder case , The execution has been scheduled for 7 am on January 22 at Tihar Jail.
The magistrate pronounce the decision after seven years after the gruesome rape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi on the night of December 16, 2012.
Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora, has issued the death warrants and says that the convicts can use their legal remedies within 14 days. The four death row convicts are Mukesh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Singh and Pawan Gupta.
On December 18 – 2019 , Nirbhaya’s parents and the Delhi government had approached the Patiala High Court for issuing the death warrants, to expedite the process to execute the four convicts.
The move had come after the Supreme Court of India had dismissed a review petition filed by Akshay Kumar Singh – one of the four convicts in the case Nirbhaya gang rape case .