Mercy petitions were kept pending for 12-13 years: CJI on recent SC rulings (11)

Siasat Daily 2014.03.31 18:54
Monday, 31 March 2014 March 31: Defending recent rulings of the Supreme Court commuting death sentences of several convicts to life imprisonment, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam on Monday said the mercy petitions were kept pending for so many years and therefore the apex court modified them. "You must read our judgment.
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