Hanging of Nirbhaya convicts postponed

Hanging of Nirbhaya convicts postponed

New Delhi: Barely 12 hours ahead of the much-anticipated execution of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, a Delhi court on Friday directed the Tihar Jail authorities not to execute the death warrants issued against the convicts.
The execution was scheduled for Saturday at 6 am.
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana passed the order.
The execution was postponed till further orders, the court said.

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