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SC Reserves Order For Friday On Convict Vinay’s Plea

New Delhi: The Supreme Courtroom on Thursday reserved its order for Friday on Nirbhaya gangrape and homicide case convict Vinay Sharma’s plea difficult the rejection of his mercy petition by the president.

Sharma is among the 4 convicts on demise row within the 2012 case.

A bench of Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan and A S Bopanna stated the court docket will go orders on Friday at 2pm on Sharma’s plea.

The bench heard arguments for almost two hours on behalf of Sharma and the Union of India and NCT of Delhi.

Advocate A P Singh showing for Sharma argued that his shopper’s mercy petition was rejected by the president in a “mala fide” method and all related information weren’t produced earlier than him.

He stated Sharma was subjected to torture, put in solitary confinement and attributable to trauma suffered in jail, he has psychological sickness.

Solicitor Normal Tushar Mehta showing for the Union of India and NCT of Delhi opposed Singh’s argument and stated the president has examined all related information and due course of underneath the regulation was adopted in rejection of Sharma’s mercy petition.

Mehta positioned earlier than the court docket a medical report of February 12 of Sharma and stated he was discovered to be medically match.

Sharma moved the apex court docket on Tuesday difficult the rejection of his mercy petition by the president and claimed the “hurried rejection” was “mala fide” and violated the letter and spirit of the Structure.

(PTI)

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