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Katju appeals to President for respite for Mumbai blast convicts

PTI  New Delhi, April 18, 2013
First Published: 20:40 IST(18/4/2013) | Last Updated: 20:41 IST(18/4/2013)

Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has made a plea to the President seeking respite for convicted actor Sanjay Dutt and four others.

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Katju said he had sent appeals for pardon for Issaq Mohammed Hajwane, Sharif Abdul Gafoor Parker, Zaibunnisa Kazi, Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Sanjay Dutt.

Katju asked the President that till the decision of his appeals are decided, the President should grant respite, reprieve or suspension of the sentence of these five persons.

He said that as per the constitution the President had the powers to do so.


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