8 years of Nirbhaya case: Will not sit in silence, says mother Asha Devi
8 years of Nirbhaya gangrape-murder case: Victim’s mother Asha Devi says she will continue to fight for justice of all rape victims. Eight years after the brutal December 16 gangrape in Delhi, Nirbhaya’s mother today said justice has been delivered to her daughter, adding she will continue to fight for justice for all rape victims. “Justice has been delivered to my daughter. But it doesn’t mean that I will sit in silence. I’ll continue to fight for justice to all rape victims,” Asha Devi, mother of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape victim said today.
“Everyone together needs to raise their voice against rape,” she said. The four convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case were hanged till death on March 20, 2020, ending a horrific chapter in India’s long history of sexual assault that had seared the nation’s soul. The accused – Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) were executed at 5.30 am at Delhi’s Tihar Jail.