Nirbhaya sadists: Another convict Vinay Kumar Sharma files mercy petition before President

Last Updated: Thursday, 30 January 2020 (13:01 IST)
New Delhi: Vinay Kumar Sharma, one of the death row convicts in the December 16, 2012, gangrape and murder case of Nirbhaya, on Wednesday filed a before President Ramnath Kovind, pleading for mercy and seeking a direction for commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment.
 
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A P Singh, lawyer for Vinay Kumar Sharma, said that his client has filed a mercy petition before the President.
 
Vinay was sentenced to death for his role in the crime.
 
He along with other three convicts -- Mukesh Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Gupta and -- were ordered by Patiala House Court in Delhi to be executed on February 1. (UNI)