SC REJECTS REVIEW OF DEATH PENALTY IN NIRBHAYA CASE

The Supreme Court of India, on Dec 18, Dismissed a review petition filed by Akshay Kumar Singh – one of the 4 convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case against his death sentence.

A bench comprising Justices R.Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and AS Bopanna was constituted on Tuesday evening by the apex court to hear the Plea of Akshay, who wanted review of The 2017 judgement upholding his death penalty.

 

Justice Banumathi reading the judgement said review petition is not for re-hearing of appeal over and over again.

Step closer to justice, says Nirbhaya’s mother after Supreme Court dismisses Convicts Review Petition.

 

Shivani Reddy, Hyderabad

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