2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC to hear review petition of Akshay Kumar Singh on 17 December; death row convict's plea cites 'Delhi pollution'
The Supreme Court will hear on 17 December the plea filed by one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-and-murder case seeking review of its 2017 judgement awarding him the death penalty
Four death row convicts in the 16 December gangrape and murder case were on Wednesday awarded 10-year rigorous imprisonment in a separate robbery case.
Tihar Jail authorities on Tuesday told a Delhi court that one of the four death row convicts in the 16 December gangrape and murder case, who had claimed he was being regularly assaulted by the inmates, has been shifted to another prison where CCTV cameras are installed for surveillance.
No doubt, the documentary India's Daughter has provoked complex reactions in the country. While we have noted earlier that the film lacks perspective and has only shock value, by banning the film the government has made it a new martyr for free speech in India.
Don't let the hashtags fool you. Competent as Leslee Udwin's documentary, India's Daughter, may be, it is not a must-see.
Having registered an FIR over the controversial interview of one of the 16 December gangrape convicts, Delhi Police on Tuesday said it will probe as to why the contents of the work were not shown to the relevant authorities.
The prosecution demanded death penalty for the four during arguments before Additional Session Judge Yogesh Khanna the day before and said the crime fell in the category of the "rarest of rare" cases, while the defence pleaded for "mercy" and opportunity to "reform".