Nation rejoices as SC upholds death sentence in 'barbaric' Nirbhaya case

DN Bureau

Supreme Court upheld the earlier order of death sentence to four convicts in Nirbhaya case. Some prominent figures reacted on the verdict.

Nirbhaya case
Nirbhaya case

New Delhi: Delivering justice after five long years of wait, the Supreme Court on Friday ,while upholding its earlier order of death sentence to four convicts in the December 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case, termed the brutal incident as 'barbaric'.

Here are some responses of the prominent figures on Nirbhaya Verdict:

AP Singh, Lawyer of convicts

AP Singh, Lawyer of convicts: Justice not done, we will file review petition after reading the order.


Deependra Pathak,Delhi Police Spokesperson

Deependra Pathak,Delhi Police Spokesperson: Delhi Police's investigation stands vindicated, its an important verdict.


Brinda Karat,CPIM

Brinda Karat,CPIM: In principle I am against death penalty, but this was such a heinous crime that strictest punishment was needed.

Asha Devi, victim’s mother

Asha Devi, victim’s mother: My daughter has got justice.


Badri Singh, victim's father

Badri Singh, victim's father: It took time, but justice has been served now.


Maneka Gandhi,Union Minister

Maneka Gandhi,Union Minister: I am happy that the verdict has been upheld though I wish it had come sooner. (With ANI inputs)


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