Nirbhaya Rape Convicts seeks stay on February 1 hanging

Nirbhaya Rape Convicts seeks stay on February 1 hanging

The lawyer for death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case has now moved Delhi court seeking stay of execution scheduled for February 1.

The plea has been filed by convicts' lawyer AP Singh in Delhi's Patiala House Court.

Advocate for death row convicts said that legal remedies of some of the convicts is yet to be availed. In the petition, the lawyer claimed that according to the Delhi Prison rules, none of the four convicts in the same crime can be hanged till the last convict has exhausted all legal options including the mercy petition.