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Nirbhaya case: All four convicts to hang on March 3 at 6am

The four convicts of the Nirbhaya rape and murder case will be hanged on March 3 at 6 am, a Delhi court said.

               

Nirbhaya case: All four convicts to hang on March 3 at 6am
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Bengaluru, First Published Feb 17, 2020, 5:17 PM IST
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 New Delhi: Four convicts who are on death row in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case will be hanged on March 3 at 6 am, a Delhi court said on February 17.

The Patiala House Court on Monday issued fresh death warrants against four convicts while hearing a petition by the state and Nirbhaya's parents.

The Delhi high court on February 5 granted a week's time to the four convicts to avail all legal remedies and said that the convicts cannot be hanged separately since they were convicted for the same crime.

A Delhi court had issued a death warrant against the four convicts Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, and Mukesh Singh on January 7 and they were scheduled to be executed on January 22 at Tihar Jail. The execution which was pushed to February 1 was then suspended indefinitely by a Delhi court.

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