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Rajiv assassination: SC suspends release of convicts


New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday blocked the Tamil Nadu government's order to release of seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Although its order to the Tamil Nadu government covered only three convicts whose death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment Feb 18, it would apply to the other four as well as the court said it was examining the larger issue of procedural lapse. Solicitor General Mohan Prasaran said the central government's application named only three convicts but other four too would be impacted by the order.
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News video: Politicos hail SCs decision to put on hold Rajiv Gandhi killers release

Politicos hail SCs decision to put on hold Rajiv Gandhi killers release

New Delhi, Feb 20 (ANI): Political leaders on Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to put on hold Rajiv Gandhi killer’s release. The Apex court has restrained the Tamil Nadu government from releasing three convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Tamil Nadu government...

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