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Nirbhaya: PIL in Delhi HC calls for NHRC to enquire about physical and mental conditions of four death row convicts

The plea has been filed as a PIL for the protection of the human and fundamental rights of the four death row convicts.

Aishwarya Iyer

A writ petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking a direction to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to enquire after the physical and mental conditions of four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya rape case.

The plea has been filed as a Public Interest Litigation by Advocate A Rajarajan for the protection of the human and fundamental rights of the four death row convicts.

Filed through Advocate Y William Vinod Kumar, The petition states that the need and necessity to approach the High Court can be founded from the observations made by the Delhi High Court in its Februreay 5 order which states that,

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