Supreme Court Stays Execution Of Convict In Tamil Nadu's Suruli Rape, Murders

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

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Supreme Court Stays Execution Of Convict In Tamil Nadu's Suruli Rape, Murders

The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution after being given death sentence.


New Delhi: 

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. Diwakar, now 30-year-old, brutally attacked and killed the boy and raped the girl. She was also murdered later. 



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