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Rape convicts under Pocso should not have right to file mercy petition: President Kovind

IndiaTimes Friday, 6 December 2019
"Women safety is a serious issue. Rape convicts under Pocso Act should not have the right to file mercy petition. Parliament should review mercy petitions," President Kovind said. He emphasised that a society based on equality and harmony could only be possible by empowering women.
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