Supreme Court dismisses plea on Afzal GuruFebruary 22nd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a public interest plea seeking a direction to the president to take an early decision on the mercy plea of Afzal Guru, sentenced to death for his role in the 2001 terror attack on parliament. The bench of Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan said the court had already passed its final verdict on the issue. “We cannot direct the government to expedite its decision on the mercy plea,” he said.