Nirbhaya gang-rape : The four convicts executed in Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 5.30 am

1:45 PM, Friday, March 20th, 2020

Nirbhaya New Delhi: The four convicts in the gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student were hanged at Delhi’s Tihar Jail at 5:30 am today. After the hanging, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Justice has prevailed.” He further said that together we have build a nation where there is focus on women empowerment and also an emphasis on equality and opportunity.

After three of the four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case moved the Delhi high court Thursday evening challenging the trial court order declining to stay their execution scheduled for early Friday morning, Supreme Court today also rejected the petition of death row convicts and refused to defer the execution.

Hundreds of people, carrying the national flag and shouting slogans of ”long live Nirbhaya” and ”Bharat Mata ki Jai”, gathered outside the Tihar Jail, with some of them distributing sweets after the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case were executed.

NirbhayaA three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court consisting of Justice R Banumathi, Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice AS Bopanna began hearing the case around 2:30 am.

The victim’s had parents expressed confidence before the Supreme Court began hearing the petition and said that the top court will dismiss their plea and the four convicts will be hanged today as scheduled.

“Their time is up and they will be hanged at 5:30 am today,” Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi had said.


New Delhi : Nirbhaya was born in 1989 (age 23 years; as in 2012 at the time of death) in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh,

She pursued Graduation in Physiotherapy. His father’s name is Badrinath Singh and his mother’s name is Asha Devi. She had two Brothers.

She was gang-raped and tortured in a private bus in which returning home with her Boyfriend, Awindra Pratap after watching the movie in Saket, South Delhi


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