Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini granted 24-hour parole

| Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 16:10
First Published |

Chennai: Madras High Court on Tuesday granted 24-hour parole to Nalini, a convict in the assassination of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The request was made for a 3-day parole which was cut short to 24 hours.
The parole will start from 4 pm on Tuesday and will end at 4 pm on Wednesday. This parole is granted for attending her father’s ritual. She was also given time off for 12 hours to perform her father’s last rights last month. 
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Nalini’s brother Bhagyanathan told NewsX that he is very happy that his sister would be joining him at 4 pm on Tuesday. 
Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on May 21, 1991. A suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu took his life.

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