Breaking: President rejects Nirbhaya convict's mercy petition - CNN
Fri, Jan 17, 2020, 12:32 PM
NEW DELHI: The President of India rejected the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Kumar, one of the convicts in brutal murder and R*pe case of Nirbhaya. According to the sources, the President Ram Nath Kovind dismissed the petition of Mukesh Kumar. Earlier, the Ministry of Home Affairs forwarded the mercy plea of the convict to the President on Friday and recommended the President to reject it. The four convicts in Nirbhaya case is scheduled to execute on 22 January but stopped after his mercy petition. It is learnt that it will take 14 days to execute them after the cancellation of the mercy petition. For more information watch the video.