Nirbhaya case: SC junks curative plea of convict Akshay

Last Updated: Thursday, 30 January 2020 (15:16 IST)
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the curative petition filed by Akshay, one of the convicts of the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case.

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Nixing the plea, the five-judge constitution bench, comprising Justices N V Ramana, Arun Kumar Mishra, R F Nariman, R Bhanumathi and Ashok Bhushan, said no case was made out in the curative petition.
The plea was filed late Tuesday night by advocate A P Singh.
He now has the option to move a mercy plea before President Ram Nath Kovind.
Another convict Pawan is yet to file a curative plea. (UNI)