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SC to hear review petition of Nirbhaya gangrape convicts

by January 22, 2018 General

The will on Monday hear the filed by the Nirbhaya gangrape convicts.

The apex court, in May, upheld the order of High Court, which had sentenced the four convicts – Akshay, Pawan, and Mukesh to death.

On December 16, 2012, six people gang-raped a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in a moving bus in

The woman succumbed to her injuries in a on December 29, 2012.

One of the accused, Ram Singh, had hanged himself in the prison, while another person, who was a juvenile at the time of the crime, was convicted in August last year and is serving the maximum sentence of three years in a reform home.

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