Chennai, July 21
S. Nalini, convicted for all times within the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, had threatened to commit suicide within the Vellore Women’s Prison after an argument with one other inmate, an official mentioned on Tuesday.
After the argument that occurred on Monday, the jail officers requested Nalini concerning the incident, following which she allegedly threatened to commit suicide by tying a bit of material round her neck. Subsequently, the problem was sorted out.
Seven individuals had been convicted within the killing of Rajiv Gandhi —A.G. Perarivalan, V. Sriharan alias Murugan, T. Suthendraraja alais Santhan, Jayakumar, Robert Payas, Ravichandran and Nalini Sriharan, spouse of V. Sriharan.
All the convicts are in jail since 1991, the 12 months a lady LTTE suicide bomber blew up herself, killing Rajiv Gandhi on the spot at an election rally close to Chennai.
The Tamil Nadu authorities has handed a decision for the discharge of all of the convicts, however the Governor is but to take a call on the matter.—IANS