TamilNadu CM hails SC for bail to Perarivalan, accused in Rajiv Gandhi Case

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India]- Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday welcomed the release of AG Perarivalan, an accused serving life imprisonment in case related to the assacination of  late  Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Perarivalan, his mother Arputhammal as well as various other members of their family met Stalin in Chennai on Wednesday.
The Supreme Court previously in the day reserved the order on Perarivalan, while invoking its phenomenal power under article 142 of the Constitution. Article 142 of the Constitution allows the court to pass any order essential to do full justice all the same or matter pending before it.

Stalin stated the convict has “shed over 30 years” behind bars and also now can take fresh breath of flexibility.

” The release of AG Perarivalan is a welcoming one. Perarivalan has actually lost over thirty years behind bars as well as currently he is to take fresh breath of liberty and also I desire him well,” Stalin told press reporters below.

The Chief Minister claimed that the “judgement has not just upheld civils rights yet the state civil liberties as well”.

The top court, while releasing  Perarivalan, took into account his great conduct in jail, medical problem, educational credentials (he obtained while in custody) and the pendency of his mercy appeal with the Tamil Nadu Governor.

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