Nirbhaya case: The 4 rapists (Akshay Thakur Singh, Mukesh, Pawan Gupta, and Vinay Sharma ) was found guilty in 2012 gang-rape, torment and killing of a young medico in Delhi.
Seven years after 2012 gang-rape and murder, the Four rapists of Nirbhaya case were sentenced to death (hang) at 7 am on January 22, declared by Patiala court today. Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26), and Akshay Kumar Singh (31), are going to be hanged together at Tihar jail. All four reportedly broke down in jail after the death warrant.
The convicts have 14 days to use their final legal options. they’re going to be in separate cells, in solitary. They will be given one last chance to meet with their family members.
Before the court’s order, the mother of convict Mukesh Singh had walked up to Nirbhaya’s mother and pleaded with her. “I heartfelt to you to forgive my son. I’m begging for his life,” she said, holding her sari before her during a gesture of begging. “I had a daughter too. How am I able to forget what happened to her? I have been expecting justice for seven years,” Nirbhaya’s mother responded.
Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi hailed said “This judgment on Execution of the four convicts will reinforce people’s faith in the judiciary and empower women. My daughter will get justice”. Her father Badrinath Singh also expressed his happiness, ” I am happy with the court’s decision.