Nirbhaya rapists to be hanged on January 22

Nirbhaya’s family had to wait 7 long years to get justice. The Delhi Court issued death warrants to all the four convicts in the 2012 gang rape and murder case. They will be hanged on January 22nd at 7 a.m. in Tihar Jail, Delhi. It is reported that the convicts broke down when the death warrants were issued.

They have been given 14 days time to pursue legal remedies. Their counsel said that he will be filing a curative petition in the Supreme Court. These petitions when taken up will be heard in person by judges in their chambers. The family of the victim expressed satisfaction over the verdict and hoped that this verdict will instil fear in people who commit such crimes.