Rajiv Gandhi Assassination: Supreme Court Orders Release Of All Convicts

DN Bureau

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of all six convicts in connection with the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Read on for details:

Supreme Court  (file photo)
Supreme Court (file photo)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court ordered to free all six convicts - serving life imprisonment - in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The court applied its 18 May 2022 judgment of releasing AG Perarivalan to the remaining life convicts after noting that the criteria laid down for Perarivalan was made out even in the case of the remaining convicts.

The top court released S Nalini, Jaykumar, RP Ravichandran, Robert Pias, Suthendraraja and Sriharan. 

They were found to have good conduct in jail and all of them had acquired various degrees during their stay in jail. 

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