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The mother of 23-year-old paramedic, who was gang raped in 2012, is hopeful that other pending rape cases will be expedited and concluded.
Nirbhaya fund was launched in the wake of the December 2012 gangrape-murder amid anger over what was seen as systemic indifference to crime against women.
International Commission of Jurists also denounces the hangings and urges India to introduce changes to legal system that would deter violence.
Akshay, Pawan and Mukesh spent the night staring at the ceiling, Vinay drew pictures of god. He gave one to the jail superintendent just before the hanging.
After the 4 convicts were hanged Friday morning, their bodies were then taken to DDU Hospital for post-mortem. Two bodies reached Ravidas Camp in the afternoon.
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While lawyers of the four convicts attempted a last-minute reprieve from the execution early Friday morning, people gathered at Tihar to celebrate the "historic moment".
The four convicts in the case were hanged in Tihar jail early Friday morning hours after the Supreme Court dismissed the last of the petitions by the convicts.
Tihar jail official says the 4 gang-rape convicts have not come to terms with their hanging and were hopeful their lawyer would get it deferred.
While convicts Pawan and Mukesh’s houses were locked when ThePrint visited, Vinay Sharma’s parents have placed their faith in god.