Breaking: Supreme Court dismisses Review Petition of Nirbhaya convicts

Shruti Mahajan July 9 2018

The Supreme Court today dismissed the Review petitions filed by the convicts in 2012 Delhi gang rape case also known as Nirbhaya case.

It confirmed the death penalty awarded to the four convicts while holding that no grounds were made out for exercise of its review jurisdiction.

The Court also stated that it shall exercise its review jurisdiction only when there are apparent errors resulting in miscarriage of justice. Convicts cannot be allowed to re-argue their case under the garb of review . . .

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