Delhi court to hear plea on seeking issuance of death warrants: Nirbhaya rape case

Delhi: The Delhi’s Patiala House court on Friday adjourned the hearing on plea of  Nirbhaya’s parents seeking issuance of death warrant and execution of all convicts till December 18. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora, who was hearing a plea by the victim’s parents seeking execution of all the convicts to be expedited, took the decision.

Meanwhile, the hearing in the Patiala House court of the four convicts, who have been produced through video conferencing began at 12:30 pm. The decision to produce the convict through video conferencing was taken citing security reasons and a threat to their lives by the enraged public over the rise in the number of rape incidents in the country.

Nirbhaya’s mother also wrote to the Supreme Court requesting to hear one of the convicts, Akshay’s plea at the earliest to prevent further delay in the case.