2012 Delhi gangrape case: Another death row convict Vinay Sharma files mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind

  • Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, filed mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday

  • The apex court has already rejected the curative petition of Vinay

  • Before Vinay, another death row convict Mukesh Kumar Singh had filed the mercy plea which was rejected by the President on 17 January

New Delhi: Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case, filed mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

 2012 Delhi gangrape case: Another death row convict Vinay Sharma files mercy petition before President Ram Nath Kovind

The four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case were to be hanged on 22 January. PTI

Advocate AP Singh, who represents Vinay, said he has filed the mercy petition with the President House and has got a receiving on it. "I have filed mercy petition for Vinay before the President. I have submitted it by hand," Singh told PTI.

The apex court has already rejected the curative petition of Vinay.

Before Vinay, another death row convict Mukesh Kumar Singh had filed the mercy plea which was rejected by the President on 17 January .

The apex court Wednesday dismissed plea filed by Mukesh challenging the rejection of his mercy petition.

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Updated Date: Jan 29, 2020 20:07:49 IST