MHA forwards Nirbhaya rape convict's mercy petition to President
New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sent the 2012 gang-rape convict mercy petition file to President Ramnath Kovind in the Nirbhaya case Vinay Sharma. The Ministry of Home Affairs has recommended that the President deny the request for mercy submitted by Vinay Sharma. The Lieutenant-Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, sent the recommendation to withdraw the application to the Ministry of Home. Earlier today, Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi said she wanted the 'justice system' to hang the perpetrators to death.