If confederate in Gandhi assasination could be released, because not Rajiv killers: TN govt in SC

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New Delhi: If Godse’s hermit could be released in a Mahatma Gandhi assassination case, afterwards because  should a doors be sealed for assassins of Rajiv Gandhi, a Tamil Nadu supervision on Thursday asked a Supreme Court.

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“Not distant from this justice prolonged time ago an aged male was engaged in a leisure struggle. Somebody still motionless to kill a male and that male was Mahatma Gandhi. There is no larger personality than a father of a republic – Mahatma Gandhi. A confederate in a case, Gopal Vinayak Godse, was let off after 16 years. Nobody questioned that, because not these people (seven convicts in Rajiv assassination case),” senior disciple Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for a Tamil Nadu supervision told a five-judge dais headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu.

Godse was expelled in Oct 1964 in a box though was rearrested in another box to be out of jail finally in 1965.

Dwiwedi also cited a assassination of former US President Abraham Lincoln in that out of 8 convicts, 4 were hanged, one died in jail while 3 others were pardoned. “It is unhappy that these leaders were assassinated,” he said. “I am observant keep a doors open. Why should we tighten the doors and in annoy of a prolonged thoroughfare of time, keep these convicts in jail?,” Dwivedi submitted before a dais also comprising Justices F M we Kalifulla, Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Abhay Manohar Sapre and U U Lalit.

Dwiwedi done it transparent that he is not fortifying a movement of the convicts. He pronounced in a Rajiv Gandhi assassination box a main conspirator — Velupillai  Prabhakaran — was never brought to justice in an Indian court. However, his whole family, including his teenager son, was wiped out, he recalled.

“There is an age-old couple between a Jaffna Tamils and Indian Tamils,” he submitted to support his evidence in foster of a seven life convicts being authorised to be expelled from the prison.

Among a 7 convicts, V Sriharan alias Murugan, Santhan, Robert Pious and Jaya Kumar are Sri Lankan nationals, while womanlike crook Nalini, Ravichandran and Arivu are Indians.

PTI

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