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President Murmu rejects mercy petition of man convicted for raping, killing 4-year-old girl

NEW DELHI, May 4: President Droupadi Murmu has rejected the mercy petition of a man convicted for raping and stoning to death a four-year-old girl in Maharashtra in 2008, according to the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Supreme Court had on May 3, 2017, dismissed the review petition of Vasanta Sampat Dupare (then 55 years old) and sent him to the gallows. The President's secretariat had on March 28 this year received a recommendation from Union Home Ministry in the matter. "The mercy petition was rejected by the President (on April 10),"...
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