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Nirbhaya Convicts Not To Be Hanged Tomorrow: Here's Reason

A Delhi court on Monday stayed the execution of all four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case till further order. The court deferred that matter as mercy petition of Pawan Gupta, one of the convicts, is pending before the President of India. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana said the death sentence cannot be executed pending disposal of mercy petition of convict Pawan Kumar Gupta.

Updated : 02 March 2020, 06:02 PM