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SC to hear curative petitions of 2 Nirbhaya convicts on Jan 14

A five-judge bench of Supreme Court on January 14 will hear curative petitions filed by two death row convicts Vinay Kumar Sharma and Mukesh involved in 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case.

11th January 2020 | 03:37 PM (IST)
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A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court will hear on January 14 curative petitions of two of the four death-row convicts in the Nirbhaya case.

A bench of Justices N V Ramana, Arun Mishra, R F Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan will hear the curative petitions filed by Vinay Sharma and Mukesh at 1.45 pm.

Curative petitions are decided in-chambers by the judges and is the last and final legal remedy available to a person.

Two other death-row convicts, Akshay and Pawan Gupta, against whom death warrants have been issued by a Delhi court, have not filed curative petitions.

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11th January 2020 | 03:37 PM (IST)
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