The accused was convicted on November 22 and given death sentence for murder as per section 302 of Indian Penal Code.
The four convicts were served a notice on October 28-19 asking them to file a mercy petition before the President against their death sentence within seven days
The court took into account the statements of 38 witnesses as well as medical and circumstantial evidence before convicting Yadav (22) on Tuesday and awarding death sentence to him under various provisions of the POCSO Act, 2012.
Zhu Xiaodong, 30, spent nearly 150,000 yuan (USD 21,800) from his wife Yang Liping's credit card on travelling with another woman for "trying to forget about the killing".
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the review pleas of three out of the four convicts sent to the death row in the 2012 'Nirbhaya' gang rape and murder case.
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Pakistani Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has also approved imprisonment for six people involved in acts of terrorism.
The case drew outrage as a video showing the savage attack by three persons who hacked the man, Shankar, and his wife Kausalya near a busy road on March 13, 2016 was telecast by TV channels.
The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of death row convict Tahir Merchant in the sensational 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case.
A young woman -- gang raped by four persons in Bhopal -- on Sunday demanded that the culprits should be hanged in public for their crime and flayed the police for its "unhelpful" attitude in the whole affair.
A special TADA court on Thursday sentenced Abu Salem to life imprisonment for his involvement in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case
A CBI court on Monday awarded death sentence to Surinder Koli and Moninder Singh Pandher in connection with one of the 16 cases of the sensational Nithari killings