Nirbhaya convicts hanged today

All the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrapeĀ  case were hanged this morning at 5.30 a.m. Their brutal act of torturing and rapingĀ  a young woman in a bus in Delhi sent shock waves throughout the nation. They tried all means to escape from the noose including every legal route.

However finally law caught up with the four of them and they were finally hanged. Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh were found guilty of gangraping a 23 year old physiotherapy intern in a bus in Delhi on the 16th of December 2012. The woman died of the injuries a fortnight later. Their death warrants were deferred by the court on three occasions as they claimed that they had not exhausted all their legal remedies.