All four Nirbhaya Convicts declared death

All four Nirbhaya Convicts declared death

Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26), Akshay Kumar (31), and Mukesh Kumar (32) convicted for Nirbhaya’s gangrape and murder, were hanged to death in Delhi’s Tihar jail early on Friday morning.

Sandeep Goel, Director-General of Tihar jail, confirmed to reporters outside the prison that the four convicts were hanged together at 5.30 a.m. A doctor has examined and declared all four dead, he said.

A five-member panel of DDU forensic department, under the supervision of Dr. B.N. Mishra will do the postmortem at 8 a.m., said a Tihar Jail official.

An official said that the convicts had not expressed any 'last wish' or will to authorities. Their belongings and money they earnt during their stay in jail will be handed over to their respective family members, the official added.