Nirbhaya gangrape: Convicts could be executed soon


New Delhi: Tihar jail authorities have informed on Thursday that the death penalty to the four remaining convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case will soon be carried out if not challenged before the President within seven days.

As per reports, the Tihar Jail administration has issued a notice to the convicts in this regard.

“Three of the four convicts are lodged in Tihar jail while the fourth convict is in Mandoli”s jail number 14. The Delhi High Court as well as Supreme Court have upheld the death sentence slapped by the trail court,” Sandeep Goel, Director General, Tihar Jail.

“All the four convicts have not taken a step seeking a commutation of capital punishment into any other sentence. The jail has notified them,” Goel added.

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