The South Asian Times

21 July 2019 04:58 AM

SC stays execution of youth in Suruli rape, murders

By IANS

New Delhi, April 16: The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a man, ordered to be hanged on April 22 after being given death sentence for the rape of a woman and the murder of her and her lover.

The couple were on an outing in the Suruli waterfalls in Theni District of Tamil Nadu, when they were brutally murdered.

A man along with his girlfriend had gone to the Suruli waterfalls on May 14, 2011. One Diwakar, now 30-year-old, brutally attacked and killed the boy and raped the girl. She was also murdered later.

 

Update: 16 April, 2019

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