Supreme Court will hear the review petition filed by 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape accused this afternoon. The matter will be heard by the Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan which had confirmed the death penalty for all the four accused on 5th of May this year.
The Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death penalty to four convicts’ — Mukesh, Akshay, Pawan and Vinay awarded to them by the High Court in the 16th December 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. A 3-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra wrote two separate but concurring judgements in the case.
It noted that Victim’s dying declaration is consistent as it has been proved beyond doubt and corroborated. The Apex Court confirmed findings of the trial court and Delhi High Court against the four convicts in the case.