Four convicts in Nirbhaya case were hanged to death in Delhi's Tihar jail.
Their sentence was executed after major legal battle.
The day marked the death penalty for them.
Even on Mar 20, the case on behalf of accused Pawan Gupta was filed in the Delhi High Court. The case then went to the Supreme Court.
At 2.30am, the case was heard as an urgent one.
The Supreme Court on Mar 20 decided the case at 3.30 am. There is nothing wrong with rejecting the mercy plea of the 4 accused. To hang them, there is no prohibition. The execution was ordered to be carried out on that say.
The convicts are: Akshay Kumar Singh, Vinay Kumar Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Mukesh Singh.