[BREAKING] Supreme Court orders release of AG Perarivalan ,convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination

AG Perarivalan

APEX COURT: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of AG Perarivalan, one of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

He was 19-years-old when he was arrested on June 11, 1991. He was charged with bringing two 9-volt ‘Golden Power’ battery cells for Sivarasan, the LTTE man who masterminded the conspiracy. The batteries were used in the bomb that killed Rajiv Gandhi on May 21, 1991.

He was sentenced to death by a TADA court in 1998. The Supreme Court upheld the sentence the next year but commuted it to life imprisonment in 2014. The Supreme Court granted him bail in March this year.

In the year 2018, He approaches the Supreme Court aggrieved by the delay in his release despite a recommendation given by the Tamil Nadu government to remit his sentence.

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