The Supreme Court today allowed Rajiv Gandhi Assassination convicts AG Perarivalan an extension of a week of his parole, to visit the hospital of his choice. The court also said that no further extension will be allowed. Perarivalan has sought this parole for medical reasons.
The court has extended the parole granted by the Madras High Court to Perarivalan by a week. Last month, owing to the life convict’s multiple health complications in the wake of the pandemic, the Madras High Court had extended his parole by two more weeks. till November 23.
The Bombay High Court yesterday refused to release prisoners convicted under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on emergency parole, being allowed to decongest prisons in the time of the pandemic.
The Supreme Court bench led by Justice L Nageswara Rao, while hearing the parole case of one Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict AG Perarivalan today, expressed dissatisfaction over the huge delay in clearing the file sent to the governor for his consent or disapproval of the prayer or remission.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Delhi High Court today ruled that inmates who have been out of jail for the last several months on interim bail or parole in the Corona epidemic will have to go back to jail soon.
With jailed Ex-Delhi University Professor GN Saibaba filing another emergency petition for parole, this time to attend the last rites of his mother who died on August 1, the High Court of Bombay has notified the state government for a reply.