Deliberate and calculated design to thwart the mandate of the law by Nirbhaya's convicts: Attorney General of Delhi HC

NEW DELHI: Tushar Mehta said on Sunday that there is a deliberate design, calculated and well thought out by convicts of murder cases to thwart the mandate of the law by delaying its execution.

Mehta told Justice that the decision to condemn Pawan Gupta not to file a curative or mercy petition is a deliberate and calculated inaction.

There is a deliberate, calculated and well thought out design to thwart the mandate of the law, Mehta told HC.

The higher court is listening to the request imposed by Center to suspend the execution of four death row in the Nirbhaya Gangrape case and murder.

The procedures are currently ongoing.

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