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The Supreme Court on Monday decided to extend the working hours for speedy justice in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case.[/caption]
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Taking up the matter for hearing today, the court said that the Special bench will sit from 2-6 pm from July 18 onwards.
Six persons, including the juvenile, had brutally assaulted and raped a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in south Delhi on December 16, 2012. The victim had died in a Singapore hospital on December 29, 2012. Mukesh, Vinay, Pawan and Akshay were awarded death penalty by trial court in the gang rape and murder case which was later confirmed by Delhi High Court. Their appeals are pending before the Supreme Court.
Accused Ram Singh had allegedly committed suicide in Tihar Jail on March 11, 2013, and proceedings against him were abated following his death.
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