#Nirbhaya: Supreme Court seeks mitigating circumstances from the accused

Murali Krishnan January 6 2017

In a significant development in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case, the Supreme Court of India has asked the four convicts to file affidavits on the aggravating and mitigating factors to be considered for sentencing.

The Bench orally directed the counsel for the accused, advocates AP Singh and ML Sharma to be ready with the affidavits.

This direction by the Bench comes in the wake of

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