The rapists of Nirbhaya will hang, Supreme Court has ruled. The judges have denied the request to give her rapists and murderers a life sentence. Instead, the death sentence has been upheld and the three accused will be rightfully hanged.
The verdict that came out on 9th July hit home with most of us. I grew up from a teenager to an adult, wondering why it was taking so long to punish the accused. But the judicial system of India has not let us down in this case. It will give the accused one more chance of challenging the judgement by going to the President for a mercy plea. We're sure that even that would be rejected and justice will be served.
Meanwhile, we are all grateful for this win and even Bollywood's leading ladies expressed their views on social media. Read what they said.
Her pain lives in us all. #NirbhayaVerdict 🙏🏻
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) July 9, 2018
Finally, justice has been served and a much needed example has been set. #NirbhayaVerdict
— Diana Penty (@DianaPenty) July 9, 2018
For a crime as barbaric as it was, I'm one with the nation's emotion. Finally justice has been served. #NirbhayaVerdict
— bhumi pednekar (@psbhumi) July 9, 2018
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 #NirbhayaVerdict
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 9, 2018
Her pain... our pain
Her fight... our fight
Her justice... our justice #NirbhayaVerdict 🙏🏻
— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) July 10, 2018
— Manisha Koirala (@mkoirala) July 10, 2018
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