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Nirbhaya convicts mum on last wishes ahead of Feb 1 hanging

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 3:41 PM

The four Nirbhaya convicts have so far stayed mum on questions concerning their last wishes, ahead of their hanging scheduled for February 1, said a report on Thursday. As per prison rules, convicts can decide who they wish to meet for the last time before their hanging. They are also asked if they want to will their property to anyone.
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Delhi Women's Panel Members March To Demand Death Penalty For Rapists

Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:32 AM

Several members of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) took out a protest march on Thursday morning demanding capital punishment for rapists. The march started near Rajghat but was stopped near ITO by the police. The protestors were scheduled to go towards the Parliament. They raised slogans "we are ashamed that your rapists are still alive Nirbhaya" and demanded justice.
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Andhra Pradesh Cabinet Clears Bill Proposing Death Penalty For Rapists

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 10:21 AM

The Andhra Pradesh Cabinet cleared a Bill that seeks the death penalty in cases of sexual abuses against women learning a 'bitter' lesson from the recent case of gangrape and murder of a veterinary doctor in neighboring state Telangana. The Bill also mandates that from the day of an FIR being filed, the entire trial should not take more than 21 days.