President Ram Nath Kovind rejects Nirbhaya convict’s mercy plea

President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea filed by Mukesh Singh, one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case hours after it was forwarded to him by the Union Home Ministry. The petition, which represented Mukesh Singh’s final appeal before his execution, was filed Tuesday after the Supreme Court dismissed curative petitions that […]