SC approves parole of Rajiv Gandhi's killer increased by a week
SC approves parole of Rajiv Gandhi's killer increased by a week

New Delhi: AG Perarivalan convicted in the murder of former PM Rajiv Gandhi has been given parole of one week for medical examination on Monday. The Supreme Court has extended his parole for a week. Perarivalan is out of Tamil Nadu jail on a month's parole on 12 November to meet his ailing father and attend his niece's wedding.

Perarivalan is serving life imprisonment in the Puzhal Central Prison near Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu and he sought parole for the treatment of his 76-year-old father Gnanasekaran. He is allowed to stay in the house till December 11 and attend his niece's wedding and reception ceremony, but his interaction with the media and any illegal activity is prohibited.

Perarivalan was earlier paroled in August 2017 to visit his ailing father. Former PM Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on the night of May 21, 1991, during an election meeting in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu by a female suicide bomber. In this incident, 14 other people including the suicide woman Dhanu were killed and this was probably the first suicide blast in which a major leader was killed.

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