Sarabjit's lawyer to file mercy plea on Jul 8

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Lahore, Jul 7: Sarabjit Singh's lawyer said he will file a fresh mercy petition for Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday, Jul 8 to pardon him on humanitarian grounds.

Owais Sheikh the new lawyer for Sarabjit said, "the petition seeking clemency for the Indian national will include a letter addressed to Zardari by the condemned man."

Sheikh also said, "I will file the mercy petition on Wednesday. I have also sought a meeting with the President so I can take up the matter with him personally."

Sheikh added that the petition will include a letter from Sarabjit in which he has asked the Zardari to pardon him on humanitarian grounds so that he could live the rest of his life with his famly in India.

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