Delhi HC to hear plea on execution of Nirbhaya case convicts on February 1

The plea was mentioned before Chief Justice D N Patel for an urgent hearing.

Published: 01st February 2020 05:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st February 2020 05:04 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi High Court

Delhi High Court (File Photo | PTI)


NEW DELHI: Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday approached the Delhi High Court, challenging a trial court's order staying the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

The plea was mentioned before Chief Justice D N Patel for an urgent hearing.

It will be heard later in the day.

The jail authorities have challenged the trial court's Friday order which had stayed the execution of the convicts till further orders.

The convicts were to be hanged on Saturday.

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