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'Belated wisdom dawning': Congress after BJP files review petition against release of Rajiv Gandhi's convicts | India News

‘Belated knowledge dawning’: Congress after BJP information evaluation petition in opposition to launch of Rajiv Gandhi’s convicts | Information

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday took a swipe on the authorities for submitting a evaluation petition within the Supreme Court docket in opposition to the discharge of convicts within the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, saying it’s “a case of belated knowledge”. “Authorities’s resolution to file evaluation petition in opposition to the discharge of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts is a case of belated knowledge dawning,” stated AICC common secretary (organisation) Okay C Venugopal. “BJP authorities has been blatantly apathetic in the direction of this case. What is the level in locking the door after the horse has bolted!” he stated on Twitter. Going through criticism from the Congress, the federal government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court docket searching for a evaluation of its order for untimely launch of six convicts within the assassination case.

The Centre stated the order granting remission to the convicts, who had assassinated the previous prime minister, was handed with out affording it sufficient alternative for listening to regardless of it being a essential social gathering to the case.

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The federal government highlighted the alleged procedural lapse, saying the convicts searching for remission didn’t formally implead the Centre as a celebration which resulted in its non-participation within the case.

“Thus absence of any help by the Union of India, as a result of procedural lapse of convicts/petitioners, whereas the current matter was being lastly heard and determined has prevented this Court docket from appreciating the essential and necessary proof within the matter, which if introduced, would have assisted this courtroom to reach at a simply and proper judgment within the matter,” it stated.

On November 11, the highest courtroom had ordered untimely launch of six convicts, together with Nalini Sriharan, who had hosted the murderer, noting the Tamil Nadu authorities had really helpful remission of their sentence.

Apart from Nalini, R P Ravichandran, Santhan, Murugan, Robert Payas and Jayakumar walked out of the jail following the Supreme Court docket order.

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