On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop passing buses and climbing on board to conduct inspections.
The family of the December 16 Delhi gang-rape victim is heavily disappointed with the Monday order of the Supreme Court staying the execution of two of the key convicts in the case and demanded a death penalty for them.
Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of death penalty of two of the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case, asking for a copy of the trial court judgement.
The ultimate satisfaction will be when the convicts meet their ultimate fate, parents of the December 16 gang-rape victim Thursday said, reacting to the Delhi High Court verdict upholding death penalty to the four men.
The Supreme Court n Wednesday reserved its verdict on the pleas seeking fresh interpretation of the term `juvenile` in the statute and leaving it to the criminal court, instead of Juvenile Justice Board, to determine the juvenility of an offender in heinous crimes.
Over a year after the brutal Delhi gang-rape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory here has come out with `Nirbheek`, a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault.
Landmark judgements on politicians coupled with corruption cases involving corporate honchos kept trial courts here busy in 2013, which also saw four accused in the December 16 gang-rape and murder case sent to the gallows.