Nirbhaya Gang Rape Case Hearing: Will the Hanging Be Delayed Again? Convict’s Families Appeal for Euthanasia
The Supreme Court will hear a plea of gang rape & murder convict Mukesh Singh. The accused family members wrote a letter to President for euthanasia.
Supreme Court will be hearing a plea of Nirbhaya gang rape & murder convict Mukesh Singh today.
The convict is seeking permission from the court to resubmit his mercy petition.
The accused has claimed that Advocate Vrinda Grover who is an advisor to the court dishonestly informed him.
According to the convict, advocate Vrinda told to file a legal remedy within seven days of the death warrant issued by the court.
Last week a plea was filed by Advocate ML Sharma where Mukesh claims that the time period to file a mercy petition was 3 years. The legal remedy should be filed from the date of the rejected plea.
The Supreme Court rejected the review plea of Mukesh Singh's in July 2018.
It's been said by the convict that his rights should be restored & the court should allow him to file a petition till July 2021.
Euthanasia for Nirbhaya Gang Rape Convicts:
However, the fresh death warrant has been issued and scheduled for March 20, 2020.
The family members of the convicts have asked the permission for euthanasia from President Ram Nath Kovind.
On Sunday, the family of four accused of gang-rape & murder wrote a letter before President.
They are seeking permission of President for euthanasia for parents, siblings and children of convicts.
According to media sources, they wrote a letter that says, "We request you and the parents of the victim to accept our request and give us permission for euthanasia and stop any crime from happening in the future so that another incident like Nirbhaya doesn’t happen and the court doesn’t have to hang five people in place of one. There are no sin’s that cannot be forgiven said family members".