The court had on Tuesday fixed the hearing against convicts Mukesh (26), Akshay Thakur (28), Pawan Gupta (19) and Vinay Sharma (20) on a day-to-day basis from Wednesday.
Special Public Prosecutor Dayan Krishnan agreed to supply the complete paper books to the defence within two days.
The bench asked the Registry to furnish a translation of the 23-year-old victim’s dying declaration from Hindi to English language and relevant statements of witnesses under section 161 and 164 CrPC.
“The state has prepared the paper books (except the translation) and in order to expedite the same, they (police) will furnish it within two days.
The bench had on Tuesday rejected the contention of the convicts’ counsel who had opposed early hearing of the reference.
The four were on Tuesday produced before the bench in the wake of production warrants issued by the HC on the trial court’s reference for confirmation of the capital punishment.