Two Sri Lankan nationals, undergoing life imprisonment in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, have filed habeas corpus pleas in the Madras High Court, challenging their incarceration, after completing 20 years in prison.
Seventeen people sentenced to life imprisonment for a triple murder in Tamil Nadu more than two decades ago have been acquitted by the Supreme Court due to lack of evidence.
AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa Friday demanded that the DMK government drop its proposal to release life convicts coinciding with the ongoing world classical Tamil conference.
Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said he would oppose any move to release life convicts on the eve of World Classical Tamil Conference.
Cases have been registered against two life convicts of the Central Prison here for allegedly pouring hot oil on a remand prisoner.
Day in Pics: 30th January
Showbiz World - January 30, 2015