SC Dismisses Curative Petitions Of Two Nirbhaya Death-Row Convicts

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SC Dismisses Curative Petitions Of Two Nirbhaya Co
All four accused in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case will be hanged on January 22 at 7 am after the SC dismissed the curative petitions of two of the four death-row convicts on Tuesday. 

The two accused — Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh —  had filed the petitions in the SC, which was dismissed by a five-bench judge. The two are now left with no legal options to escape execution but to seek mercy from the President of India.

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If the President dismisses their mercy petitions, then the hanging will be done as scheduled. 

The two other convicts — Akshay Kumar Singh and Pawan Gupta —  are yet to file curative petitions. 

Following the SC’s decision, Nirbhaya's parents expressed happiness and said that they are waiting for the biggest day i.e., January 22. 

“This is a big day for me. I had been struggling for the last seven years. But the biggest day will be January 22, when they [convicts] will be hanged,” Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said.

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