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Nirbhaya case: SC rejects plea of death row convict Pawan Gupta
SC rejects plea of death row convict Pawan Gupta against rejection of second mercy plea by President Ram Nath Kovind.
SC refuses to consider juvenility claim of death row convict Pawan Gupta.
Consistent view of this court is that scope for review of President's decision in mercy petitions is very limited, says SC.
Death row convict Pawan Gupta seeks deferment of execution for 1-2 days so that he can record statement in assault case.
Death row convict Pawan Gupta alleges in SC that he was assaulted in prison by policemen in jail last year.
Lawyer A.P. Singh refers to assassination of ex-Punjab CM Beant Singh, says Nirbhaya convicts be granted remission like convicts of that case.
Convict is not right in alleging that juvenility claim has not been considered by courts and Juvenility claim has been duly considered and rejected by courts, says SC.
Since all options of the death row convicts have exhausted, they will be hanged to death at 5:30 am on Friday.