New Delhi: The Supreme Court today has rejected the petitions of 16/12 Nirbhaya Gang Rape Case which was filed rape convicts in order to review the death penalty offered by the supreme court.
As per the recent sources, Today in the supreme court Chief justice of India Dipak Misra with other Justices R. Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan rejected plea which was regarding a relook into the Nirbhaya gang rape case giving a reason that in past trials the lawyers could n’t come up with the important piece of information and evidence as those were not available at that time.
Earlier regarding the case the bench of Chief justice of India on May 5, 2017, confirmed the death sentence to the convict which was given by the Delhi High Court and the trial court to Mukesh (29), Pawan Gupta (22), Vinay Sharma (23) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31).
On a random night in the month of December, Nirbhaya was gang-raped by a group of people in a moving bus nearby South Delhi. The brutal incident took place when the 23-year-old girl was returning after watching a movie with his male friend and took a bus to reach back home. After boarding the bus they find the bus to be completely empty with six men inside it who were not passengers and started torturing the woman and her friend, while the driver drove the bus around the city. With the intentions to rape the girl, they beat her friend until he got unconscious and after that, they gang-raped Nirbhaya and even tried to insert a metal rod into her private parts.
Finishing off with such a brutal attempt of gang rape, the six of them than dumbed both the girl and the boy naked in a cold winter night in New Delhi. Both of them remained unconscious on the street until they were taken to the hospital. She died on December 29, 2012, at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.
Such an incident which took place on the streets of our capital made government to introduce various changes regarding crime against women as more than 10000 civilians and activists came on the streets in order to provide justice to the girl.
Today after the verdict made by the supreme court regarding the plea, the victim’s parent were very happy by the justice provided to them and welcomed the authoritative decision, with her mother saying it was a “very happy news”.