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Kalam will decide rapist-murderer's fate this week
Onkar Singh in New Delhi | July 05, 2004 19:53 IST
President A P J Abdul Kalam will decide rapist-murderer Dhananjoy Chatterjee's fate this week, a senior Rashtrapati Bhavan official said on Monday.
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"The home ministry has sent its findings and now the same is pending before the President. A decision on the mercy petition would be taken within this week," the official said.
Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil had refused to answer any questions on the petition, which was referred to his ministry by the President for opinion.
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