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CPI urges TN Government to release Rajiv case convicts on parole

CPI State secretary R Mutharasan urged the government to release all convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

Published: 09th June 2016 09:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th June 2016 09:05 PM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: CPI State secretary R Mutharasan on Thursday urged the State government to release all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on parole as a prelude to their permanent release.

Stating that the seven convicts would complete 25 years of imprisonment on June 11, Mutharasan recalled that the State Assembly had adopted a unanimous resolution urging the Centre to release them on humanitarian grounds. He also pointed out that there were legal avenues for releasing them.



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