Mercy petition of Rajiv Gandhi's killers rejected
By FnF Correspondent
PUBLISHED: Aug 11, 2011, 16:35 pm IST | UPDATED: Aug 11, 2011, 16:35 pm
Keywords: Mercy petition Rajiv Gandhi assassination Killers of Rajiv Gandhi LTTE
New Delhi: The mercy petition of the killers of former Prime Minister Rajiv Ghandhi has been rejected by the President Pratibha Patil, an official said.
"The president rejected the mercy petition last week," a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said. The petitioners were Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan, all linked to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).