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Last Updated : Jan 14, 2020 07:46 PM IST | Source: PTI

Nirbhaya case: One of four gang rape convicts moves HC against death warrant

The plea of convict Mukesh Kumar is listed for hearing on January 15 before a bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal

One of the four Nirbhaya gang rape convicts, who are scheduled to be hanged on January 22, moved the Delhi High Court on Tuesday for setting aside the death warrant issued by a trial court.

The plea of convict Mukesh Kumar is listed for hearing on January 15 before a bench of Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal.

The petition, filed through advocate Vrinda Grover, seeks setting aside of the January 7 order issuing warrant of his execution.

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The plea also states that on Tuesday he also moved mercy petitions before the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and the President of India.

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First Published on Jan 14, 2020 07:36 pm
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