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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini Sriharan to be released today

Tamil Nadu govt on Thursday had informed Madras High Court that Nalini was granted a month's parole by govt after repeated requests from her ailing mother Padma.

Edited by: Sheenu Sharma @20sheenu Chennai Updated on: December 24, 2021 9:19 IST
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini Sriharan to be released today. 

Highlights

  • Nalini Sriharan is one of the key convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
  • She will be released on 1-month parole on Friday
  • Nalini and 6 other people were sentenced to life imprisonment in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Nalini Sriharan, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, will be released on one-month parole on Friday after completing surety formalities, said Nalini's advocate Radhakrishnan.

Speaking to news agency ANI, Radhakrishnan said, "Nalini, who was granted one-month parole by the state government on Thursday, will be released on Friday after completing surety formalities."

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday had informed the Madras High Court that Nalini was granted a month's parole by the government after repeated requests from her ailing mother Padma.

Nalini and six other people were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. 

In May 1991, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu. The attack has also left 14 other people dead.

(With ANI inputs)

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