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A combo picture of the four men convicted in the December 16 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.(HT Archive)

How Tihar prepared to execute the killers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prawesh Lama
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Jail officers said that on Thursday they carried out dummy executions inside phansi kotha(hanging courtyard). Late Thursday evening, jail officers along with the hangman Pawan Jallad inspected the hanging courtyard for the final time before the execution.
File photo: Gang-rape convicts Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta (face covered), Akshay Thakur and Mukesh Singh (clockwise from left) (PTI Photo)
File photo: Gang-rape convicts Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta (face covered), Akshay Thakur and Mukesh Singh (clockwise from left) (PTI Photo)

Bus cleaner, fruit seller, gym instructor: The four men hanged for 2012 Delhi gang rape

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 12:06 PM IST
Four of the men were hanged on Friday in Tihar Jail at 5:30am for the crime that had sparked widespread protests across the country and led to toughening of laws against sex offenders in India.
The mother of the Delhi gang rape victim said that they finally got justice after the four convicts in the case were hanged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on March 20, 2020.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
The mother of the Delhi gang rape victim said that they finally got justice after the four convicts in the case were hanged in Delhi’s Tihar Jail on March 20, 2020.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

Finally got justice, says 2012 Delhi gang rape victim’s mother

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 06:40 AM IST
The four men—Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma—were hanged simultaneously inside Tihar Jail number 3 at 530:am.
Mukesh Singh is one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case.(HT File Photo)
Mukesh Singh is one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case.(HT File Photo)

2012 Delhi gang rape case: Convict Mukesh moves SC claiming he wasn’t in Delhi on day of crime

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 01:08 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed Singh’s plea that challenged a trial court order which rejected his claim he was not in the national capital when the crime was committed.
Mukesh’s plea had claimed that he was not in Delhi when the gang-rape incident took place.(HT Archives)
Mukesh’s plea had claimed that he was not in Delhi when the gang-rape incident took place.(HT Archives)

2012 Delhi gang rape case: Delhi High Court reserves order on convict Mukesh’s plea

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Convict Mukesh moved Delhi High Court challenging the trial court order that had dismissed his plea seeking quashing of the death penalty.
The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea of Mukesh Singh (extreme left), who has sought restoration of all his legal remedies alleging that his lawyers had misled him.(HT Archives)
The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea of Mukesh Singh (extreme left), who has sought restoration of all his legal remedies alleging that his lawyers had misled him.(HT Archives)

Tihar asks hangman to report 3 days before hanging of Delhi gang rape convicts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 11:14 PM IST
The four convicts - Mukesh Kumar Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) -are to be hanged together at 5.30 am on Friday, March 20, according to an order by a Delhi court earlier this month.
The Supreme Court will now hear the plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs to hang separately the convicts of the Delhi gang rape and murder case on march 5.(HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court will now hear the plea of the Ministry of Home Affairs to hang separately the convicts of the Delhi gang rape and murder case on march 5.(HT PHOTO)

SC defers hearing on Govt’s plea to hang Delhi gang rape convicts separately

Hindustan Times, | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The Supreme Court will now hear the Union home ministry’s plea for separate executions of the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder convicts on March 5.
A five-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana will take up the curative petition -- the last legal remedy available to a convict in a court of law.(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)
A five-judge bench headed by Justice NV Ramana will take up the curative petition -- the last legal remedy available to a convict in a court of law.(Amal KS/HT FILE PHOTO)

As execution nears, 2 rape convicts rush to Supreme Court, President

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Akshay also questioned why the alternative of life imprisonment without parole until the end of natural life was foreclosed in his case.
The mercy plea of Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the four convicts in the December 2012 Delhi gang rape case, was rejected by the President on Jan 17, 2020, just four days after it was filed.(HT File)
The mercy plea of Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the four convicts in the December 2012 Delhi gang rape case, was rejected by the President on Jan 17, 2020, just four days after it was filed.(HT File)

Dec 2012 gang rape convicts meet families for the first time in seven years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 06:30 AM IST
A city court had on January 20 issued a death warrant for the four—Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Kumar Gupta (25), Akshay Thakur (31) and Vinay Sharma (26)—and set February 1 as the day of hanging.
Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.
Pawan Kumar Gupta, one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case.

Was Delhi gang-rape convict a minor in 2012? Supreme Court order soon

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 02:49 PM IST
Pawan Kumar Gupta had moved Supreme Court against a Delhi High Court order which had dismissed his juvenility claim.
Netflix series Delhi Crime revolved around 2012 Delhi gang-rape.
Netflix series Delhi Crime revolved around 2012 Delhi gang-rape.

Delhi Police SHO to sue Delhi Crime series director for derogatory portrayal, says he was shown as ‘dumb and slow’

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 09:14 AM IST
Inspector Anil Sharma has objected to being portrayed in bad light in the Netflix series Delhi Crime and is planning to take legal action including a defamation suit against the makers of the show.
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