TN Govt Submits Prison Advisory Board Report on Nalini to HC
The Tamil Nadu government submitted report of the Prison Advisory Board to the Madras High Court on the plea of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassin Nalini for premature release, reported ANI.
The report was submitted in a sealed cover, said report.
Nalini, currently under a life term for the assassination, is lodged at the Vellore Central Jail.
Yesterday, the two Judge bench comprising of Justices Elipe Dharma Rao and KK Sasidharan had instructed the government to submit the report today.
G Desingu, advocate for the state government, said that
The Tamil Nadu Government advocate G.Desingu claimed that the Government had just received the report and sought time to study it.
Nalini’s original death sentence was commuted to life in prison after Sonia Gandhi intervened and asked for the reprieve for Nalini after the assassin had a baby daughter.
In September 2009, Nalini went on a hunger strike to demand that she be set free. In her appeal to the Madras High Court, she said, “I would like to settle down peacefully… I am already 43. ue to my health condition after 18 years in jail, I cannot expect to live long.”