Hanging of Nirbhaya convicts postponed
New Delhi, January 31, 2020
Barely 12 hours ahead of the scheduled 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 a.m.
Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana passed the order.
The execution was postponed till further order, the court said.