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Actresses hail SC's verdict on Delhi gang rape case

Comments  Comments [ 0 ]    By IANS | 10 July 2018 | 12:04pm

Bollywood actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, and Bhumi Pednekar hailed the Supreme Court's verdict to uphold the death sentence to four convicts who gang-raped and murdered a young Delhi professional in 2012.

The Apex Court on Monday rejected review petitions filed by three of the four convicts, saying it lacked grounds for a review.

Convicts Mukesh, 29, Pawan Gupta, 22, and Vinay Sharma, 23, had sought a recall of the Supreme Court's May 5, 2017 verdict upholding the death sentence awarded by a trial court and confirmed by the Delhi High Court. The fourth, Akshay Kumar Singh, 31, had not filed for a review.

Here's what the celebrities have tweeted:

Priyanka Chopra: Justice delayed but not denied... the Supreme Court of India sends out a strong signal to perpetrators of these heinous crimes. Now, justice for the rest, so that we have no more Nirbhayas. Nirbhaya verdict.


Anushka Sharma: Her pain lives in us all. Nirbhaya verdict.


Manisha Koirala: All the moms will understand the plight of Nirbhaya case. This decision reaffirms our faith in Indian judiciary. Let's'hope for a safer future.


Diana Penty: Finally, justice has been served and a much-needed example has been set. Nirbhaya verdict.


Bhumi Pednekar: For a crime as barbaric as it was, I'm one with the nation's emotion. Finally, justice has been served.


Esha Gupta: Thank you Supreme Court for dismissing the plea against a death penalty for convicts in Nirbhaya case.. but justice is delayed, for every daughter. They need to be punished soon, even the juvenile released.


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