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'No mercy plea of Sarabjit pending with Musharraf'

Pak's presidential spokesman Major Gen (retd) Rashid Qureshi says no mercy plea of the Indian prisoner is pending with Pervez Musharraf.

world Updated: Apr 24, 2008 16:46 IST
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No mercy petition of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh is pending with Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, says presidential spokesperson Major Gen (retd) Rashid Qureshi.

A recent report had quoted former Pakistan minister Ansar Burney as having submitted a fresh mercy plea to the Pakistani President, seeking Sarabjit's release or commuting of his death sentence.

Details are awaited.