Chennai (ABC Live): Tamil Nadu government in process to release Rajiv Gandhi murder Nalini Sriharan from Vellore jail.
Chennai (ABC Live): Tamil Nadu government in process to release Rajiv Gandhi murderer Nalini Sriharan from Vellore jail.
As per information, an advisory board constituted by the Tamil Nadu government to decide to Nalini petition for premature release from jail after 19 years in jail has virtually decided on Wednesday in the matter after it heard Nalini plea and report has got report from Vellore jail authorities which substantiate Nalini Claim for early release.
It is to mention that Nalini filed a petition for release on October 31, 2007 in front of advisory board after nearly 17 years in jail which was than rejected by board.
After that Rajiv Gandhi murder challenged the board’s decision in Madras High Court, which ordered State government to constitute new board to hear Nalini fresh petition.
- Nalini Sriharan was Arrested on June 14, 1991
- Sentenced to death, on January 28, 1998
- SC confirmed Nalini’s death sentence on May 11, 1999
- The death sentence was converted to life imprisonment by the TN governor in April 2000.