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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Ravichandran asks for 1-month parole

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 15, 2018, 6:27 am IST
Updated Feb 15, 2018, 6:27 am IST
Ravichandran has asked for parole to solve property issues as his aged mother is finding it difficult to manage it.
Madurai Bench of Madras High court
 Madurai Bench of Madras High court

Madurai: A life convict involved in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case approached the court seeking parole for one month.
Ravichandran in his petition filed in the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court said that he had undergone imprisonment for 26 years in the case and during those period he was released on parole three times.

Ravichandran, a native of Arupukottai in Virudhunagar district,  asked to release him on parole to solve the property issues as his aged mother is finding it difficult to manage it. However, the police raised objection to release his parole citing difficulty in providing security to him. As Ravichandran was involved in the former PM's assassination case, releasing him on parole might be a risk to his life, said the police.

 

As Ravichandran owns property in Thoothukudi district, it would also be difficult for police to provide security for his in two places if he happens to visit Thoothukudi to see the property from Arupukkottai. After recording the submission, the court posted the next hearing to February 20.

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