J&K MLA seeks clemency for Afzal Guru

An independent MLA in Jammu and Kashmir today asked UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee to grant clemency after assuming office to Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who is on death row.

Last Updated: Jul 15, 2012, 18:04 PM IST

Srinagar: An independent MLA in Jammu and Kashmir today asked UPA Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee to grant clemency after assuming office to Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, who is on death row.
"I humbly request your goodself that after assuming office of the President of India, which is obvious, the mercy petition of Afzal Guru be accepted," MLA from Langate constituency in Kupwara district Sheikh Abdul Rashid said in a memorandum to the Mukherjee.
Rashid submitted the memorandum to the UPA Presidential candidate during a meeting with him here.

PTI