Delhi 2012 gangrape case: Convict moves HC claiming procedural lapse in mercy plea rejection

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March 13, 2020 4:58 PM

The petition on behalf of the convict was moved by his lawyer, A P Singh, who said the matter has been filed in the high court registry.

Delhi 2012 gangrape case, Delhi High Court, Ram Nath Kovind, A P Singh, Satyendar Jain, latest updates on Delhi 2012 gangrape caseThe plea claims the recommendation sent to the President to reject the mercy plea did not contain the signature of Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain.

One of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case on Friday approached the Delhi High Court claiming there were procedural lapses and “constitutional irregularities” in the rejection of his mercy plea by President Ram Nath Kovind.

The petition on behalf of the convict was moved by his lawyer, A P Singh, who said the matter has been filed in the high court registry.

The plea claims the recommendation sent to the President to reject the mercy plea did not contain the signature of Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain.

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