SC to work extra hours, hear Dec 16 gangrape convicts’ plea against death
The Supreme Court, in a first, will sit beyond its working hours from next week to hear appeals filed by four convicts awarded death for raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedic in Delhi on December 16, 2012.
A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra fixed July 18 to start hearing the appeals against the death sentence. It said the hearings will take place every Monday and Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm, though the court’s working hours end at 4 pm.
The decision came after senior advocate Sanjay