Sudan has been on a fragile path to democratic rule since the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir in April 2019, following four months of mass protests.
District and Sessions judge Mahesh Jadhav considered the case as rarest of rare and awarded capital punishment to Sunil Kuchikorvi, who after killing his mother , ripped her body open and removed all her organs.
President Joe Biden is expected to take swift action against the death penalty as the first sitting president to oppose capital punishment, especially since an unprecedented spate of executions by his predecessor ended just days before Biden took office.
The Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in the Defence Ministry
Additional Government Counsel Ajumed Singh Chauhan said the offence was committed on December 14, 2020, when Neeraj had lured the girl to a desolate place in his village and raped her.
The 42-year-old man and his 25-year-old son brutally raped and then killed the minor on March 24, 2019.
Lisa Montgomery, 52 was the only woman on federal death row in seven decades
Balwant Singh Rajoana was convicted in the 1995 assassination case of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.
'Now when my son is dead, I believe courts will give a fair hearing to me,' said father of one of the convicts.
While dismissing the plea, the bench said pending petitions of the convicts in various fora is untenable in law as a ground to stay the execution.
The four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case have no legal remedy available which can delay their hanging.
The Delhi jail manual says if a death row convict develops an acute or serious (not chronic) physical illness, hanging will be postponed. The jail superintendent will take the medical opinion to determine the degree of physical disability
The new date of execution was fixed after the court was told by the Delhi government that the convicts have exhausted all their legal remedies.
With one of the death row convicts using his last legal remedy, the hanging scheduled on March 3 is expected to be postponed, again.
Legal experts say the convicts cannot be executed until the Supreme Court concludes the hearing on the question of separate hanging.
The court rejected contention of Vinay Sharma that he is mentally ill saying his medical report suggests he is stable.
Legal experts say that even if the lower court fixes a date for hanging, the convicts cannot be executed until the Supreme Court concludes the hearing on the questions of separate hanging.
The court also said the procedure for the execution of the death warrant will be initiated once the court-allotted week ends.
Police stage at a security fence ahead of a rally near the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The rally was planned by allies of former President Donald Trump and aimed at supporting the so-called "political prisoners" of the...AP Photo/Nathan Howard
Members of an election commission listen to 82-year old Nadezhda Tredina, as they come to help her to vote during the Parliamentary elections at her house in Nikolayevka village outside Omsk, Russia. Sunday will be the...AP Photo/Evgeniy Sofiychuk
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