Nirbhaya rapists to be hanged

The convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case will be hanged said the Supreme Court while confirming the death sentence given to  the accused. The accused Mukhesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma had approached the Supreme Court seeking mercy and sought reduction of the sentence to life imprisonment.

The Court dismissed the pleas of the accused and upheld the death penalty awarded to them.The mother of the victim said that her faith in the judiciary was reinstated and appealed to the Prime Minister to take concrete steps to prevent atrocities committed against women and young girls.The Union Minister for Women and Child Development Mrs Maneka Gandhi expressed satisfaction at the verdict of the Supreme Court.