2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC likely to give verdict today on convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging dismissal of mercy petition

The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President

Press Trust of India January 29, 2020 00:58:07 IST
2012 Delhi gangrape case: SC likely to give verdict today on convict Mukesh Singh's plea challenging dismissal of mercy petition
  • The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President

  • A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said that it will pronounce the verdict on Wednesday on convict Mukesh Kumar Singh's plea

  • The four death row convicts in the case are scheduled to be hanged on 1 February

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict on a plea of one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by the President.

A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said that it will pronounce the verdict on Wednesday on convict Mukesh Kumar Singh's plea.

President Ram Nath Kovind had rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh on 17 January. The four death row convicts in the case are scheduled to be hanged on 1 February.

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