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Supreme Court decision may pave the way for Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s death sentence to be commuted to life imprisonment

Delhi: In a verdict that will have some serious fallout, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an inordinate delay in deciding on mercy petitions is valid ground for commuting death sentence to life imprisonment. The verdict came in a petition moved in the Supreme Court by four associates of the slain forest brigand Veerappan. Their mercy petitions were recently ...

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