Tihar authorities move Delhi court for fresh death warrants against 2012 gangrape and murder convicts

A Delhi court has sought response by Friday of the four death row convicts in the 2012 gangrape and murder case in an application seeking issuance of fresh death warrants.

Press Trust of India February 06, 2020 17:04:48 IST
Tihar authorities move Delhi court for fresh death warrants against 2012 gangrape and murder convicts
  • A Delhi court has sought response by Friday of the four death row convicts in the 2012 gangrape and murder case in an application seeking issuance of fresh death warrants

  • Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana sought the convicts' response on an application moved on Thursday by the Tihar Jail authorities for the fresh death warrants

  • The trial court had on 31 January stayed till further orders execution of the four convicts in the case

New Delhi: A Delhi court has sought response by Friday of the four death row convicts in the 2012 gangrape and murder case in an application seeking issuance of fresh death warrants against them.

Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana sought the convicts' response on an application moved on Thursday by the Tihar Jail authorities for the fresh death warrants.

The trial court had on 31 January stayed "till further orders" execution of the four convicts in the case: Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Kumar Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar (31), who are lodged in Tihar Jail.

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