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2012 gang rape: SC reserves verdict on death row convict's plea, to be delivered Wednesday

A three-judge bench 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 February 1
The four death row convicts in the case are scheduled to be hanged on February 1
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PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 28.01.20, 10:13 AM

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.

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President Ram Nath Kovind had rejected the mercy petition of Mukesh on January 17.

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



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