Mercy Plea: SC to take up Bhullar's case on March 26
The Supreme Court states that if the government fails to take a decision on terror convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's mercy plea, then it would decide the matter
New Delhi: The Supreme Court said on Monday that if the government fails to take a decision on terror convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar's plea seeking the commutation of his death sentence into life imprisonment, then it would decide the matter.
Death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar. File pic
The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice P. Sathasivam said this as Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati told a court that the government has yet not taken the decision and sought some more time.
Accepting the plea by the attorney general, the court directed the listing of the matter on March 26.