Nirbhaya Rape Case timeline, here’s how the case unfolded and Nirbhaya got justice

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Finally Nirbhaya got justice after seven years. The four accused in the Nirbhaya case, Akshay, Mukesh, Vinay and Pawan will be hanged at 7 am on January 22. Patiala Court is happy not only with Nirbhaya’s family but the whole country. According to the report, the Tihar Jail Administration will start the execution of the hanging from Wednesday. The four convicts may soon be sent to the hanging house of jail number three. Presently, after the court order, the jail administration has increased surveillance on the four.

But why did it take years to sentence these four accused? A lot was said on this case, so let us tell you the complete story of the last seven years of this report:

  • 16 December 2012: The girl was gang-raped in a chartered bus at 9:30 pm in Vasant Vihar area of ​​Delhi. The friend with him was also beaten badly. The same night the woman was admitted to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi.
  • December 17, 2012: Ram Singh, the main accused of gangrape, is detained after a police case was registered.
  • 18 December 2012: As news of the incident spread, people started protesting outside the Vasant Vihar police station. Two surgeries were performed as the victim’s condition worsened. At the same time, the police presented Ram Singh in court and kept him in remand home for 5 days.
  • December 19, 2012: The remaining five gang rape accused are arrested.
  • 20 December 2012: People’s demonstration at Jantar-Mantar and India Gate
  • December 21, 2012: Police files report in Delhi High Court
  • 22 December 2012: SDM records Nirbhaya’s statement in hospital
  • 23 December 2012: Police lathicharge on protesters at India Gate
  • 26 December 2012: Nirbhaya admitted in Safdarjung hospital worsens
  • 27 December 2012: Air ambulance brought to Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore
  • 29 December 2012: Nirbhaya dies in Singapore hospital
  • 31 December 2012: Youth protests at Jantar-Mantar
  • 3 January 2013: Chargesheet against 5 accused in Saket court
  • 11 March 2013: Chief accused Ram Singh commits suicide in Tihar Jail
  • 10 September 2013: Saket court sentenced 4 convicts to death
  • 13 March 2014: Delhi HC upholds death sentence of 4 convicts
  • March 15, 2014: The convicts appeal to the Supreme Court against the verdict
  • 20 December 2015: Minor released from convicted child correctional home. Nirbhaya’s parents march out at India Gate
  • 27 March 2016: Supreme Court reserved verdict on the plea of ​​the convicts.
  • May 5, 2017: Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of these four convicts, calling this case a tsunami of shock.
  • 9 November 2017: A convicted Mukesh filed a review petition in the Supreme Court on the decision to uphold the death sentence.
  • 9 July 2018: Supreme Court ruled on reconsideration petition in Nirbhaya gang rape case. The Supreme Court has rejected the conviction of the convicts. After this order of the court, the death sentence given to the culprits will remain.
  • 13 December 2018: Nirbhaya’s parents moved the Patiala House Court.
  • 29 October 2019: Tihar Jail granted time to file mercy petition to the convicts of Nirbhaya’s rape and murder.
  • 8 November 2019: Vinay Sharma begged mercy from Delhi government
  • 29 November 2019: Home department of Delhi government sent Vinay Sharma’s petition to Chief Secretary
  • 30 November 2019: The Chief Secretary rejected Vinay Sharma’s petition and sent the file to Home Minister Satyendar Jain.
  • 1 December 2019: Jain rejected it and sent it to LG’s office
  • 2 December 2019: LG rejects Vinay’s mercy petition and approves the decisions of the Delhi government.
  • 10 December 2019: Akshay filed a review petition in the Supreme Court.
  • 17 December 2019: CJI hearing on reconsideration petition.
  • 18 December 2019: SC dismisses the reconsideration petition. Along with this, the Patiala House Court of Delhi also postponed the hearing on the death warrant till 7 January.
  • January 7, 2020: Patiala House Court issues death warrant against the four convicts. He will be hanged on the morning of 22 January.


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