The four man named – Akshay Kumar Singh, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta, and Mukesh Singh, convicted in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case were executed today morning. All the four killers were hanged at 5.30 am on Friday. Pre-dawn execution took place less than 2 hours after the SC dismissed the final petition of the convicts.
It is known news that in the month of December 2012, a young medical student was gang-raped and tortured on a moving bus in Delhi, this crime jolted the nation. Now four of Nirbhaya killers were hanged at 5.30 am at Delhi’ Tihar Jail on Friday.
Few people gathered outside Delhi, Tihar Jail and shouted slogans of ”long live Nirbhaya”. Few of them were spotted distributing sweets after the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case were executed.
Vinay Sharma, 26, Pawan Gupta, 25, Akshay Thakur, 31, and Mukesh Singh, 32, were hanged at Tihar Jail, where they spent the last few hours in isolation and separate cells, barely eating. The officials said that the convicts refused to eat and were up much of the night. This is the first time, in the history of India, when four convicts were hanged at the same time.