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Convicts of Nirbhaya approach International court, seek stay on execution

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At last their execution is fixed , the three death- row convicts in Nirabhya  gan-grape and murder case have approached the International Court of Justice, seeking a stay on their execution  Reported ANI . According to the news agency , Pawan Gupta,(25), Vinay sharama (26) and Akshay sing (31) have approached the ICJ.  Earlier on Monday, Supreme court was rejected another plea   from fourth covict, Mukesh Singh(32) seeking restoration of his legal remedies. The convict had sought quashing of all orders passed by courts and the rejection of his mercy petition by the President since the day  his curative petition was dismissed by the apex court on the ground that the earlier attorney Vrinda Grover had misled him.   A bench of justices include Arun Mishra and MR Shah held  Singh’s plea as not maintainable  the review petition and curative petition were both been dismissed in this case.  On March 5, a trial court issued fresh warrents   with March 20, 5:30 am, as the date for the execution as the death warrant has been deffered thrice so far due to delays by them in exhausting legal remedies. The Tihar jail  authorities  had asked the hangman to report three days before of the scheduled hanging.

Case was that a 23-year –old intern , named as’ Nirbhaya’, was gand –raped brutally and savagely assaulted in a moving bus in South Delhi on December 16, 2012. She was died a fortnight later.

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