Officer Who Led Nirbhaya Case Receives Award For Courage And Leadership
Saturday, May 11, 2019, 7:49 PM
IPS officer Chhaya Sharma, who led the investigation team of the infamous Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, was honoured with the 2019 McCain Institute Award for Courage and Leadership on Friday. The award is given to those who show courage on behalf of human rights, humanitarian compassion, justice, freedom, and human dignity. Some of the famous awardees are-Malala Yousafzai (2015) and Dikembe Mutombo (2016).
Supreme Court says no to early execution of Nirbhaya convicts
Friday, December 14, 2018, 5:45 PM
The Supreme Court dismissed a PIL demanding the immediate execution of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. "What kind of prayer you are making," the apex court bench said. Petitioner Alakh Alok Srivastava in the plea said that the delay in execution of death penalty is acting as a bad precedent.