Nirbhaya’s Rapists to Hang on 22nd January
Now after 7 years Delhi's Patiala Court announced that on Tuesday 7th January 2020, Nirbhaya’s rapists will be hanged. Watch the video for all the details.
A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was travelling in a bus when she was raped by 6 men on December 16, 2012, in Delhi.The rapists inserted rods in her private parts and threw her out of the bus to die.After undergoing treatment for days, initially in Delhi and then in Singapore, Nirbhaya passed away on December 29.The media named her Nirbhaya which means brave.
These men were immediately arrested by the police and the court gave them the death sentence in 2013. In 2014, these rapists appealed to the High Court but even the High Court said they have to be hanged. In 2017, the Supreme Court also announced that Nirbhaya’s rapists would be hanged.However, death warrant must be given to jail officials to start the process of execution. But which allows jail officials weren’t given the death warrant. Which is why the rapists weren’t hanged.The rapists also kept filing appeals in the Supreme Court saying they were innocent but the SC rejected all the appeals. Nirbhaya’s parents were very angry and then they filed a case in the court.
Now after 7 years Delhi's Patiala Court announced on Tuesday 7th January 2020 announced, the four men, who raped Nirbhaya will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am.After the decision was announced Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi said that, "My daughter has got justice. Execution of the 4 convicts will empower the women of the country. This decision will strengthen the trust of people in the judicial system."
All the criminals are currently lodged inside Tihar jail, where they will be hanged.