New Delhi, Aug 25: Vinay Sharma, one of the four convicts sentenced to death for gang-rape, torture and killing of a young medical student, Nirbhaya in December 2012, has allegedly made a suicide attempt by hanging himself with the towel at the high security Tihar jail on Wednesday night.
Sharma, a gym instructor, was admitted in Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital where his condition is said to be critical, but reported that he is out of danger. He has consumed a heavy dose of anti-depressants pills before committing suicide, said a Jail source, adding that he was prescribed the medicine for depression.
New Delhi, Dec 22 : The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday took up for discussion the Juvenile Justice amendment bill, a day after members cutting across party lines agreed that the important legislation should be taken up immediately.
Asha Devi and Badrinath, parents of 23-year-old paramedical student Nirbhaya who was gang-raped by five men and a juvenile on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012, were present in the visitors' gallery as the Rajya Sabha took up the bill for discussion.