The Madras High Court on Wednesday reserved its orders on a plea filed by mother of Nalini, a life convict in the assassination case of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
The two-member bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and VM Velumani hearing the plea, ordered the State to file a detailed report in a week.
During the course of hearing on an earlier occasion, replying to a query, the bench was told that the State Governor was awaiting the findings of the MDMA,
A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and R Hemalatha, before which the petition came up for hearing on Thursday, adjourned the matter till April 7.
A resolution to this effect was adopted at the state cabinet meeting here under Chief Minister K Palaniswami's leadership.
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According to news reports, the Centre has told the TN government that it does not concur with the state's stand on releasing the convicts it would set a bad precedent.