One of the Nirbhaya gang rape-murder accused Akshay Kumar Singh filed a curative petition in Supreme Court (SC) against his execution on Tuesday.
The SC has asked Tihar Jail authorities what is the date sessions court has decided upon for the execution and if a death warrant has been issued.
Tihar authorities will reply on Wednesday. While DG Tihar has confirmed that Akshay Kumar Singh has filed a curative petition in the SC.
The Supreme Court will on Wednesday pronounce its order on a petition filed Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder convict — Mukesh Kumar Singh — challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Four people — Mukesh Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Gupta, Vinay Kumar Sharma, and Akshay Kumar Singh — are facing execution on February 1 in the matter of gang-rape and murder.