SC to hear curative plea in Nirbhaya case tomorrow

Agency News

New Delhi, Jan 29: A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice NV Ramana, will hear tomorrow a curative petition filed by Nirbhaya case death row convict, Akshay Kumar Thakur. The other four judges on the bench will be Justices Arun Mishra, Rohinton Fali Nariman, R Banumati and Ashok Bhushan.

Thakur, a death row convict in the December, 16, 2012, gang rape and murder case, had filed a curative petition, seeking commutation of his capital punishment to life imprisonment. (UNI)