The current compensation is in addition to an amount of Rs 50 lakh provided by the government based on a Supreme Court verdict and another Rs 10 lakh given to him as directed by the NHRC
The order had no mention that no recovery has to be made from the officials.
The state government has gone for an out-of-court settlement at a time when the case was about to be disposed of by the court after the nearly two decade-long trial.
In fact, the evidence was closed by the court in 2011 and had posted the case for argument around 110 times in the last nine years with either party refusing to start the arguments.
Arrested for his apparent association with Narayanan and Chadrasekhar, Sharma recalls, "I was tortured by the police."
Nambi Narayanan said the Supreme Court, in its verdict on Friday, however, has not set a time limit for the judicial commission.
Karunakaran was of the opinion that action should not be taken against the officer without any evidence.
Branded a spy in the infamous ISRO spy scandal of 1994 but fully exonerated by the Supreme Court four years later — the past 24 years have been an excruciating trial by fire for Nambi Narayanan.
For his family, what followed was a period of unparalleled misery.
The scientist said he would now devote himself to his family, which he neglected all these years.
Muraleedharan said the names of K Karunakaran and two other leaders had figured prominently when a replacement for Narasimha Rao was being considered after the Babri Masjid demolition.
The apex court held that ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan was unnecessarily arrested, harassed and subjected to mental cruelty in an alleged espionage case.