#SupremeCourt bench led by Justice L Nageswara Rao to hear plea by one of the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination convicts - AG Perarivalan, for remission of sentence

#CBI has informed SC that it has no role in it as the issue is between the Tamil Nadu Governor and convict
Hearing begins.

Senior Adv Gopal Sankaranarayanan states a brief submission has been made in reply to the CBI affidavit
Matter to be taken up at the end of the board.
Hearing resumes

Justice Rao: we mainly want to decide on the aspect we have referred to as earlier.

Senior Adv Gopal Sankaranarayanan: Parole was given on Oct 9, he requested for police escort for medical exams. If the state can grant parole for another week
Justice Rao: we can extend the parole for a week and provide an expert so that he can be taken for medical
Sankaranarayanan: Parole was extended by Madras HC from Nov 9 to Nov 23
Supreme Court: we will extend the parole by a week and order that escort be provided so that Perarivalan can visit the hospital
SC: We will hear the matter on the next date for final disposal. Parole is extended for a week and Tamil Nadu is directed to provide escort to him for medical checks.

Supreme Court extends Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan's parole by a week, directs Tamil Nadu govt to provide escort


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