Nirbhaya case: SC to hear convict's review petition today

ANI | Updated: Nov 13, 2017 10:31 IST

Nirbhaya case: SC to hear convict's review petition today .

New Delhi [India], November 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court will today hear the review petition filed by one of the convicts, Mukesh, in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case .

Earlier, the apex court had upheld the Delhi High Court order which had sentenced Mukesh and other three convicts to the gallows .

The review petition was moved through Advocate M L Sharma by Mukesh, who is one of the four convicts sentenced to death .

In May, a Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Dipak Misra and consisting of Justices R . Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan, had upheld the High Court's order of death sentence to the four convicts - Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh .

On December 16, 2012, six people gangraped a 23-year-old physiotherapy intern in a moving bus .

The woman succumbed to her injuries in a Singapore hospital on December 29, 2012 .

One of the accused, Ram Singh hanged himself in the prison, while another person, who was a juvenile at the time of the crime, was convicted in August last year and will serve the maximum sentence of three years in a reform home . (ANI)