Nirbhaya rape case : SC defers review petition to Dec 12. Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and R Banumathi , heard the whole case and after awarded the death penalty for all the four accused on May 5, 2017.During the hearing of the review petition filed by Mukesh today, the counsel for the other three convicts informed the Bench that they would file a review petition within three weeks. The Court gave the permission and will now hear all the review petitions together on December 12.It was tragic evening of December 16, 2012 when all this started, when the four appellants along with the main accused, the late Ram Singh, and the juvenile accused, took out a bus for a ‘joyride’, as was their routine on Sunday evenings. The bus, which was used to transport school children, was also used for unlicensed trips in which rides were offered to people waiting for public transport late in the evening. The first passenger was a carpenter who was beaten up and robbed of his belongings before being thrown out in the cold night.The accused and other three moved towards other two passengers in the bus when the victim and her friend, who were trying to get to Dwarka, were lured into the bus by the juvenile at the Munirka bus stop. The accused then beat up the victim’s friend before doing a heinous act with victim. Victim and her friend were thrown out of the bus without clothes in the chilly month of December night.
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