Does any parent feel safe if his daughter is out late in any part of India, especially in metro cities? The answer is no. Isn’t every woman walking or driving alone considered fair game by otherwise seemingly harmless men? The answer is yes.
The apex court had on May 5 upheld the death penalty to the four convicts, including Mukesh, in the case saying that the “brutal, barbaric and diabolic nature” of the crime could create a “tsunami of shock” to destroy a civilised society.
An aspect that requires discussion is the meaning of “rarest of rare” that is used to identify the category of offenders who may be sentenced to death.
On Friday, the Supreme Court upheld the death sentence for the four convicts
It added that the incident brought about a ‘tsunami of shock’ across the country.
“There was a public outcry and tension in the country regarding this case. People were angry. The injustice done to the brave girl was shameful and cruel. The country was waiting (for the verdict),” Prasad said.
Advocate M L Sharma also said a review petition would be filed as he claimed that one of his clients, Mukesh Singh, who will face the gallows, was implicated in the case.
Nirbhaya gangrape case: It was the “most brutal, barbaric and diabolical attack” on the victim, the Supreme Court said.
Nirbhaya gangrape case: The Delhi Police has also sought death penalty for all the four convicts in the case arguing that it fell into the ‘rarest of rare’ cases.