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Subramanian Swamy welcomes SC decision

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 18:10

New Delhi: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy today welcomed the Supreme Court decision to adjudicate itself the pleas of Rajiv Gandhi killers against their death penalty as there was a delay in clearing their mercy petitions by the President.

In a statement, he said he has decided to seek impleadment in the case in Supreme Court to oppose any further leniency to the convicts who came to India to carry out the assassination.

"They must be given death penalty at the earliest," he said.

First Published: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 18:10
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