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Bihar death row convict’s mercy petition goes missing

Bihar death row convict’s mercy petition goes missing

| April 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Mercy petition of a death row convict from Bihar, Krishna Mochi, seems to have gone missing. The President’s secretariat and home ministry have denied having received it while the state government records show that it was sent to the Centre. News reports about Krishna’s mercy petition pending since 2003 appeared in early 2014. […]

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Mystery shrouds status of Bihar convicts’ mercy plea

Mystery shrouds status of Bihar convicts’ mercy plea

| January 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The status of the mercy petitions of four death row convicts in Bihar is shrouded in mystery as the Centre and State governments remain clueless. Recently, the Supreme Court commuted the death sentence of 15 death row convicts, including those convicted under the stringent Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act, citing delay in disposal of […]

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