Wasn't in Delhi on day of crime, says Nirbhaya convict Mukesh; Court rejects his plea to quash hanging
In support of his contention, Mukesh claimed that he was arrested from Rajasthan and brought to Delhi on December 17, 2012, a day after the incident.
According to prison officials, Sharma injured himself by banging his head on his cell wall in Tihar Jail for which he got some minor injuries and was treated inside the prison premises.
Nirbhaya rape case convict Vinay Sharma attempts to hurt himself in Tihar jail, receives minor injuries
'One of the death row convicts of 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, Vinay had attempted to hurt himself by banging his head against a wall in his cell' and official said.
The court expressed displeasure over the delay from convict Pawan Gupta's side who has removed his earlier lawyer and will need time to engage a new one.
A Delhi court postponed the execution of death warrants of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case till further order.
The three-judge bench will be comprised of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna.
Pawan Gupta, one of the convicts, moved the apex court on Friday challenging the high court's order dismissing his claim of being a juvenile in December 2012.
On Friday, Indira Jaising, through a tweet, had urged Asha Devi to forgive the perpetrators and had used the example of Sonia Gandhi, who had forgiven Rajiv Gandhi's assassinator.
Kejriwal, who is the AAP's national convener, told reporters that whatever responsibilities the Delhi government had, it had finished them within a few hours.
A Delhi court had earlier this week issued a death warrant to the four convicts -- Vinay, Pawan, Akshay, and Mukesh.
The Tihar Jail authorities have written to the Uttar Pradesh prison authorities, seeking the services of two hangmen from the state to execute the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape-and-murde
The prison rules also categorically mention that the execution should take place early in the morning before it gets bright.
On the eve of the Nirbhaya case convict’s review hearing, authorities discuss why the need of the hour is speedy justice instead of lynching or capital punishment.
The court is currently hearing a petition filed by the parents of the victim seeking the execution of all the convicts to be expedited.
The prisons department had received a request in this regard from the Tihar administration through fax on December 9.