Nirbhaya case: Delhi HC dismisses plea of convict boasting juvenility in 2012, imposes price tag on lawyer


NEW DELHI: The Delhi substantial courtroom on Thursday dismissed plea of just one of the 4 convicts going through the gallows in the Nirbhaya gang rape-and-murder situation declaring that he was a juvenile at the time of the offence in December, 2012.

Justice Suresh Kumar Kait also imposed charge of Rs 25K on the convict’s attorney AP Singh, who did not surface in the court even with quite a few communications sent to him on behalf of the court docket, for taking part in “hide and find”.

The court docket asked Bar Council of Delhi to choose motion against the advocate for filing cast affidavit in the court docket about the convict’s age.

Moreover Pawan Kumar Gupta, who moved the plea saying juvenility, the other three convicts in the scenario are Mukesh, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Kumar Singh.

A 23-calendar year-outdated paramedic pupil was gang raped and brutally assaulted on the intervening night of December 16-seventeen, 2012 in a moving bus in south Delhi by 6 people prior to she was thrown out on the road.

She died on December 29, 2012 at a hospital in Singapore.

(The victim’s identification has not been uncovered to safeguard her privacy as for every Supreme Court docket directives on situations connected to sexual assault)