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Supreme Court dismisses curative petitions of death row convicts in Nirbhaya case

Supreme Court today dismissed curative petitions of the two convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case.

A five-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Arun Mishra, RF Nariman, R Banumathi and Ashok Bhushan dismissed the petition moved by convicts Vinay Sharma and Mukesh Singh.

A Delhi Court had had earlier issued a death warrant against the four convicts – Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Pawan and Akshay.

They are scheduled to be executed on January 22 in Delhi’s Tihar jail. They were convicted of raping a 23-year-old woman in a bus in Delhi in December 2012.

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