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MHA forwards mercy petition of Nirbhaya convict to President; recommends rejection

IndiaTimes Friday, 17 January 2020
The Union home ministry on Friday forwarded to President Ram Nath Kovind the mercy petition of one of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case, recommending its rejection, officials said.
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The 4 Nirbhaya case convicts' hanging has been put on hold for now after one of the accused men filed a mercy plea. Legal rules dictate that an execution can be held only 14 days after the order on the mercy petition, even if the petition is rejected. So the January 22nd execution will likely be...

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