A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and S Ravindra Bhat said the court had extended the parole by a week on November 23 and directed the state to provide escort to Perarivalan.
A bench comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi also directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide police escort to Perarivalan.
Opposing the release of seven Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts, Congress in Tamil Nadu said that political parties making this demand was unacceptable.
The recommendation is pending with the Governor for over two years as the government is waiting for a larger conspiracy angle to be probed.
The court was hearing Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict B Robert Payas' plea seeking grant of visa to his wife for travelling from Sri Lanka to India.
The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved orders on a plea seeking parole for AG Perarivalan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
The additional public prosecutor M Prabhavathi submitted, “The government has rejected the application as he was found ineligible for such ordinary leave under the prison rules.”
'Shortly after my father was killed Mother Teresa came to see us. I had fever. She sat by my bedside, held my hand and said come and work with me,' the Congress general secretary said in a tweet.
The Madras High Court on Monday wondered why Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict AG Perarivalan cannot be granted parole on medical grounds.
The court had sought details from the Tamil Nadu governor over the delay in taking a decision on the release of the seven life convicts on the recommendation of the state cabinet
The court asks for his plea to be considered on humanitarian grounds
Perarivalan has sought all records and documents, correspondence, etc., relating to the release of Dutt from Yerawada Central Jail.
The two-member bench comprising justices R Kirubakaran and VM Velumani made the observation while hearing a habeas corpus plea moved by T Arputham, the mother of life convict AG Perarivalan
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini allegedly threatens to commit suicide at Vellore Prison
Nalini’s advocate P Pugazhendi stated that he was told she had tried to end her life by strangulating with a piece of cloth in the presence of a jailer over the issue of a co-prisoner.
Murugan is also a co-accused in the case, and both him and Nalini have been lodged in the central prison at Vellore.