Delhi court orders hanging of Nirbhaya convicts postponed

IANS/New Delhi
Filed on January 31, 2020 | Last updated on January 31, 2020 at 04.33 pm
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The execution was scheduled for Saturday at 6am.

Barely 12 hours ahead of the much-anticipated 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 6am.

Additional Sessions Judge Dharmendra Rana passed the order.

The execution was postponed till further order, the court said.

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