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[Breaking] Nirbhaya: Fresh Death Warrant issued, Four convicts to be hanged on February 1 at 6 am

Aditi Singh

A Delhi Court today issued fresh death warrant against the four convicts in Nirbhaya gang rape case.

As per the warrant, the four convicts ie. Akshay, Pawan, Mukesh and Vinay will be hanged on February 1 at 6 am.

The fresh execution warrant was issued by Additional Sessions Judge Satish Arora pursuant to the rejection of convict Mukesh's mercy plea by the President of India.

The Delhi Prison Rules as well as several judgemnets of the Supreme mandate a buffer period of 14 days between the day of the rejection and the day of execution.

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