As the four death row convicts of the 2012 Delhi Nirbhaya gang-rape case were hanged at Tihar Jail on Friday morning, several Bollywood celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Taapsee Pannu, and many more welcomed the execution.
Sushmita Sen lauded the resilience of Nirbhaya's mother
Former Miss Universe and actor Sushmita Sen also lauded the resilience of Nirbhaya's mother all through the course of justice. "A Mother's resilience, Asha Devi sees it through!! Finally some justice!! Nirbhaya Dugga Dugga," tweeted Sen. Actor Riteish Deshmukh took to Twitter minutes after the execution and expressed solidarity with the parents of Nirbhaya.
I hope the parents can finally sleep slightly better tonight after years: Taapsee Pannu
Actor Taapsee Pannu tweeted, "It's done. Finally. I hope the parents can finally sleep slightly better tonight after years. It's been a long long battle for them. Asha Devi." Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor also reacted to the execution of convicts and shamed those who delayed it.
Preity Zinta said that there is a need for reform in Indian judicial system for faster judgements
Actor Preity Zinta also hopped on to Twitter and said that there is a need for reform in Indian judicial system for faster judgements. I wish it would have been faster but I'm happy it's over. Finally she & her parents are in peace. She also said that many such crimes against women would have stopped if the rapists were hung back in 2012. The case had created an uproar across the country, especially in Delhi where a large number of people came out on the streets, demanding justice for the victim.