In a major development, the Supreme Court on Friday rejected the plea moved by the parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim seeking its order for trying the juvenile convict in the case in a criminal court.
Expressing anguish over failure of the defence counsel to appear in the December 16 gang-rape case, Delhi High Court on Friday said "they are running away from court" and warned it would appoint amicus curiae in their place if they do not appear on Monday for arguments.
Expressing disappointment over the conviction of four accused in December 16 Delhi gang-rape case, their defence counsel on Tuesday said that he would challenge the fast track court verdict in a higher court.
A peculiar situation arose in the Supreme Court Tuesday when two lawyers claimed to be the representative of one of the six accused in the December 16 gang-rape case who has sought shifting of trial outside Delhi.
The Delhi Police on Thursday tendered an apology to the High Court for failing to prevent the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student and the serious lapses committed by its officials on the night of December 16 when the horrific incident took place.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Centre seeking its response on the issue of amending the Juvenile Justice Act to pave way for the judiciary to award death sentences to minors involved in henious crimes.