As reported by ANI, Delhi High Court has set 06-02-2020 as the date on which Manu Sharma’s plea will be heard with respect to his release.
Manu Sharma is the convict in the Jessical Lal Murder Case who has been sentenced to life imprisonment and has been serving the same since April 1999.
In the petition, Manu Sharma has stated that he is aggrieved by the Delhi Government’s September order upholding the recommendation of the Sentence Review Board, which decides the release of prisoners sentenced for life.
Petition called out the board’s decision to be “unfair, arbitrary and impartial”.His release has been declined by the Board since last three occasions.
Jessica’s sister Sabrina Lall had written a letter to Tihar Jail stating that she had no objection with Manu Sharma’s release.