Quick Answer: Why Did It Take So Long For Nirbhaya Case?

Did Nirbhaya accused hanged?

The juvenile was convicted of rape and murder and given the maximum sentence of three years’ imprisonment in a reform facility, as per the Juvenile Justice Act.

On 10 September 2013, the four remaining adult defendants were found guilty of rape and murder and three days later were sentenced to death by hanging..

When did the Nirbhaya case happen?

December 16, 20122012 Delhi gang rape and murder/Start dates

Who is responsible for delay in Nirbhaya case?

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday held Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government responsible for the delay in the execution of death sentence awarded to the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case.

Who is Pawan Gupta Nirbhaya case?

Pawan Gupta, who worked as a fruit-seller, previously claimed in court that he was not on the bus at the time of the crime and had gone to attend a concert with Vinay Sharma. His father, Heera Lal, who appeared as a witness in the trial court, said his son was “innocent” and had been “falsely implicated”.

How was Nirbhaya solved?

They were all sentenced to death, except for the juvenile who was sent to a reformatory for three years. The verdict was, subsequently, upheld by the Delhi High Court on 13 March 2014 and the Supreme Court on 5 May 2017. On 10 March 2013, Ram Singh, the prime accused, committed suicide in Tihar Jail.

Why Nirbhaya case accused not hanged yet?

HANGING CANNOT HAPPEN SEPARATELY In 1982, the Supreme Court in Harbansh Singh vs State of Uttar Pradesh case had decided that death row convicts involved in one incident of crime could not be hanged separately. It was a case in which four persons had been killed in Uttar Pradesh.

Who is protecting Nirbhaya convicts?

NEW DELHI: Advocating for two death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape murder case, lawyer AP Singh, is not only known for his controversial remarks on gender-related crimes but has been repeatedly condemned for using loopholes in the law to defer execution of death penalty.

What is the story of Nirbhaya case?

On the dark and cold night of December 16, 2012, a 23-year-old woman was brutally assaulted and raped in a moving bus in south Delhi. Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old female physiotherapy intern was beaten, gang-raped, and tortured on December 16, 2012, in Munirka, a neighbourhood in South Delhi.

How was Nirbhaya culprits caught?

On the morning of 21 December, the spotter identified Raju on a bus returning to Anand Vihar from Noida. As soon as this information was relayed to the police, a team rushed to the Anand Vihar bus station and nabbed the juvenile. With Raju’s arrest, all accused involved in the dastardly crime were in our custody.

What happened to minor accused in Nirbhaya case?

After the heinous incident, the juvenile was arrested and sent to a rehabilitation home for three years in North Delhi’s Majnu Ka Tila as he was less than 18 years of age. The reports suggested that the juvenile was ‘one of the most brutal’ among all the accused as he attacked the victim with an iron rod.

What is the real name of Nirbhaya?

Jyoti SinghEven though the Indian Law doesn’t allow the rape victim’s name to be revealed in Public, Nirbhaya’s mother revealed her real name (i.e., Jyoti Singh) in public on her 3rd death anniversary in 2015 at the Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.