President rejects Yakub’s mercy plea


New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who was at Rashtrapati Bhawan to advice the President to reject Yakub Memon's second Mercy Petition has left the place. President Pranab Mukherjee rejected the mercy petition after going through the order of the Supreme Court thoroughly. Yakub's fate has been sealed. He will be hanged tomorrow morning.  

On the other hand Memon's lawyers have approached the Supreme Court against the rejection of the mercy petition by the Maharashtra Governor.