What parole, after 27 years of wait, means for Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict A G Perarivalan and his family
According to reports, Nalini had sought to be shifted to a jail here so that she could oversee the work relating to her daughter Harithra’s wedding
The Enforcement Directorate was still investigating the case against Chandraswami for his alleged involvement as a financier in Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination.
As the rally started peacefully from the dusty stadium corner, people from various sections marched on foot along with hundreds of motorcycles.
Nalini, who is serving life-imprisonment for Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination, was granted her 24-hour parole starting from Tuesday at 4 PM to 4 PM on Wednesday.
The convicts are V Sriharan alias Murugan, T Suthendraraja alias Santhan, A G Perarivalan alias Arivu, Jayakumar, Robert Payas, Ravichandran and Nalini.
The three convicts are lodged in a Vellore prison. Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
According to sources involved in the process, the unusually long delay could be an indication that the government feels the MDMA has completed its term.
The MDMA whose term lapsed on May 31, was tasked with probing the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
KP was on most-wanted list of Interpol and CBI after Rajiv Gandhi assassination, was arrested from a hotel in Kuala Lumpur in May 2009.
Nalini petitioned the SC challenging the law mandating Centre’s approval for her release and that of six other convicts.
DMK chief questioned the propriety of making such a comment, given that Tamil Nadu goes to polls on April 24.
Hinduism has survived against all odds and has 800 million-plus followers in India
Nothing more can hurt national security. Terrorism… must attract a deterrent punishment,” Jaitley said.
The Tamil Nadu government and the convicts can approach the Governor before the next date of hearing.