The Nirbhaya Rape Case sent shivers down our spine. It was in the year 2012, December 16, that a girl was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus in Delhi. She succumbed to the injuries. Delhi Police was able to nab the rapists and since then the case against them has been going on. But today, the verdict has been announced. The four rapists convicted in this case will be hanged till death on January 22 at 7 am. It is after seven years of the incident, justice has finally been served.
As the news made it to the internet, netizens poured in their thoughts lauding the judgment. Many celebrities too are tweeting using the trending hashtag Nirbhaya. Gautam Gambhir wrote on Twitter, "Finally! India’s daughter gets JUSTICE! #Nirbhaya." Singer Harshdeep Kaur wrote, "Relieved to read this news!! The culprits of Nirbhaya's case to be hanged on 22nd Jan!! Justice is finally being served." A video of Nirbhaya's mother post the verdict is also doing the rounds of the internet. She states that women will now trust the judiciary to give them justice. Deepika Padukone in her interview with NDTV also spoke on the verdict and stated that there should be a system to get speedy justice.
Relieved to read this news!!— Harshdeep Kaur (@HarshdeepKaur) January 7, 2020
The culprits of Nirbhaya's case to be hanged on 22nd Jan!!
Justice is finally being served 🙏🏼#Nirbhaya
The Supreme Court last month had dismissed the review plea filed by one of the accused and had asked the lower court to issue the death warrant. Earlier, the Apex Court had dismissed the pleas of convicts Mukesh (30), Pawan Gupta (23) and Vinay Sharma (24) seeking the review of the death penalty awarded to them in 2017. The 5th and the main accused named Ram Singh had reportedly committed suicide when he was locked in Tihar jail. The 6th accused was a minor and hence, released after three years of being in reform centre.
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