Neighbourhood News Desk/ Simran Nijhawan: In 2012, a 23-year-old woman was brutally assaulted and gang raped in a moving bus in south Delhi. supreme court today upheld the death penalty it had awarded to four conflicts in May 2017.
One of the accused, Ram Singh, committed suicide during the trial. A Delhi trial court had awarded the death penalty to Mukesh, Pawan, Vinay and Akshay. he convicts have the option of seeking presidential commutation of their death sentences which seems unlikely given the severity of the crime.