2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case: SC dismisses curative petitions of convicts

Supreme Court dismissed curative petitions of two convicts - Vinay Kumar Sharma and Mukesh Singh in 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case on January 14. Convicts moved to SC after a Delhi court issued death warrant of all four convicts. Convicts are slated for execution on January 22, 7 AM. They were convicted for heinous rape of a 23-year-old medical professional on a moving bus on the night of December 16, 2012. The victim later succumbed to her injuries.