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Sunday, December 15, 2019

December 16 Delhi gangrape


Will await SC outcome before hearing December 16 plea: Delhi court

December 14, 2019 11:59 am

Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora said he will wait for the outcome of the review petition hearing in the top court, and issued fresh notices to the four convicts and their lawyers to appear before the court on December 18.

From Bihar to Tihar: 10 hanging ropes, made with soft cotton

December 13, 2019 6:05 am

This comes against the backdrop of the Union Home Ministry sending the Delhi government's recommendation to reject the mercy plea of one of the four convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case to President Ram Nath Kovind.

We need to invest in four wings of criminal justice system — police, prosecution, judiciary, prisons

December 13, 2019 1:35 pm

This joyous reception of an “encounter” and the police officers involved only proves that people have lost faith in India’s criminal justice system. It also shows that the malady runs deep and recovery is so distant that shortcuts have become the preferred mode of execution.

Delhi: Transfer case to another court, says mother of December 16 rape victim

November 17, 2019 8:44 am

The victim’s mother, in her application, highlighted that the Supreme Court had dismissed the pleas of three convicts seeking review of its 2017 judgment upholding capital punishment given to them by the Delhi High Court and the trial court.

Tihar DG: Can’t act against December 16 rape convicts, one has filed a mercy plea

November 08, 2019 12:11 pm

Sandeep Goel, Director General of Delhi Prisons, told The Indian Express: “In a case, even if one convict files a mercy petition, then we have to wait in case of all co-accused persons as well till a decision on the petition is made.”

Seven days to seek mercy, Tihar tells December 16 rape convicts

November 01, 2019 9:19 am

On July 9 last year, the Supreme Court had dismissed the pleas of three of the convicts — Mukesh, Pawan and Vinay — seeking review of its 2017 judgment upholding the capital punishment given to them by the Delhi High Court and the trial court.

Five years after December 16 gangrape, are women claiming themselves?

December 22, 2017 11:06 am

We need to take a long, hard look at ourselves, acknowledge the monster in the mirror, and do what it takes to change. That is the only way we can repay Jyoti’s sacrifice.

December 16 gangrape case: SC to hear convict's review petition today

November 13, 2017 1:10 pm

The review petition has been moved through Advocate M L Sharma by Mukesh Singh, who is one of the four convicts sentenced to death in the December 16 gangrape case.

Dec 16 gangrape: Convict moves Supreme Court, seeks review of verdict

November 08, 2017 9:30 pm

A 23-year-old paramedic student was gangraped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a moving bus in South Delhi by a gang of six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out naked.

Delhi High Court: Can't deny rape victims justice for lack of medical proof

July 05, 2017 9:42 pm

The bench said, "In most of such cases, there is no medical evidence. Oral testimony of the victim is sufficient. Just because some false cases are filed, we cannot deny justice to real victims." It further said that the recent amendments in the rape law cannot be struck down as these were the need of the hour and framed after efforts of several years.