Nirbhaya gangrape case: Supreme Court order on review pleas on Monday

On May 4, this year, the apex court had reserved its order on the review petitions filed by the convicts - - Pawan, Vinay and Mukesh - - in the brutal gangrape and murder case.

Published: 07th July 2018 07:35 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th July 2018 07:48 PM   |  A+A-

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By UNI

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will on Monday pronounce the judgment in the review petitions filed by the three convicts in the 2012 brutal Delhi gangrape case that shook the conscience of civil society.

On May 4, this year, the apex court had reserved its order on the review petitions filed by the convicts - - Pawan, Vinay and Mukesh - - in the brutal gangrape and murder case.

The bench will be headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and also comprising Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Bhanumathi.

The fourth convict, Akshay, has not filed a review petition yet.

The Supreme Court had in the last hearing, granted three weeks time to Akshay, to file his review petition in the case. The 23-year-old paramedical student was gang-raped in a moving bus on December 16, 2012, by five men.

It was, later on, challenged subsequently by the convicts in the apex court. On May 5, last year, it had upheld the Delhi High Court order of death penalty to four convicts Mukesh, Pawan, Vinay and Akshay in the brutal gangrape case.

Prime accused, Ram Singh, had allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar jail during the trial.

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