Additional Sessions Judge Dharmender Rana issued death warrants against the 4 convicts in the Nirbhaya Case.
All the 4 Convicts will be hanged by the neck until they are dead on March 3rd, 2020 at 6 am.
Death warrants were issued on 07-01-2020 and the execution has been deferred twice since then.
While pronouncing its order, the Judge stated that,
There cannot be nay quarrel with the proposition taht protection under Article 21 is available to the convicts till tehir last breath. However, Article 21 merely gurantees an opportunity to teh condemned convicts to exercise their legal rights however whether to utililize or not to utilize the opportunity is a matter of choice of the condemned convicts.